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Provider testing

Details of what activities form the basis of testing for API provider systems

Provider systems MUST undertake a three-stage testing process:

Technical accreditation

Provider systems MUST be (or have previously been) tested and accredited to establish baseline Spine connectivity prerequisites:

Technical conformance

Provider systems MUST be tested for technical conformance of the following before they can be listed on the product catalogue:

Provider systems MUST be tested for conformance to one or more of the following capability packs:

Solution assurance

Solution assurance ensures that the correct level of safety, governance, and security has been accepted, understood and signed off by the organisation providing the APIs.

Witness testing

Provider systems MUST undergo witness testing to validate conformance to requirements which can’t easily be automated.

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