[openstack-dev] [qa] Have multiple config files

David Kranz dkranz at redhat.com
Mon Jan 6 16:46:38 UTC 2014

On 01/06/2014 05:14 AM, Shweta Jain wrote:
> Hello there ,
> I am working on Tempest and is new to it . while I am using 
> tempest.config but would like to know is there a way I can use 
> multiple config files in tempest .
>  My intention to use the multiple configs is purely for running the 
> test in multiple environments .
> For example I have to run same set of test in Prod and in QA 
> environment , then either test runner or through some other way I can 
> mention the config file name and test will start running picking up 
> that config file.
> One way how I am working with  it is having multiple sample config 
> files and the copy those to tempest.config before test start running 
> and then  run it .
> Any other suggestion to handle this .
> Regards
> *
> *
> *Shweta**
> *
You can use the shell environment variables DEFAULT_CONFIG_DIR and 
TEMPEST_CONFIG to change the dir and file used to
locate tempest.conf. This feature is implemented in the 
TempestConfigPrivate class.

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