SoapUI is the world’s leading Functional Testing tool for SOAP and REST testing. With its easy-to-use graphical interface, and enterprise-class features, SoapUI allows you to easily and rapidly create and execute automated functional, regression, and load tests. In a single test environment, SoapUI provides complete test coverage - from SOAP and REST-based Web services, to JMS enterprise messaging layers, databases, Rich Internet Applications, and much more.

SoapUI extension for VSTS

This extension can be used to run SoapUI script or to make SoapUI available for other tasks (as an environment variable).

SoapUI version used is version 5.4


  • Get the extstion form VSTS market place

  • You will have 2 task. SOAPUI or SoapUI-Include

  • In your build definition add the task “SoapUI”
    • Either select your project (and arguments)
      • If you add the argument -j (default value), this task will produce junit reports, which you can then send to VSTS/TFS using task “[Publish Test Results]. use -f to mention where you report will be extracted.


  • or “SoapUI-Include”
    • This will create an environment variable called SOAPUI_EXE that you can use in the following tasks.


Test Result Task

Build Dashboard

What is additional in this extension

  • POI.jar (Apache POI to generate consolidated report),
  • jxl.jar (to fetch data at runtime from input xls) and
  • SQLJDBC42.jar (to establish connection to Azure SQL DB for validations).

These jars doesn’t come as part of standard sopaui jars.


This extension is publicly available on VSTS Marketplace:

The build number is automatically incremented on each commit by the VSTS Build task by a pattern like “0.0.$(Build.BuildId)”. See for reference.

Sample File:

You can use SOAPUI.xml Download from


This extension is published under MIT license. See license file.

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About Ajeet Chouksey

As Technology Architect, Ajeet has over 12+ years of industry experience delivering enterprise solutions on the Microsoft Platform. Ajeet is passionate, certified technologist, blogger and community contributor. His specialisms are Azure IaaS/PaaS, Automation, DevOps, Agile based development processes supporting distributed teams (on shore & off shore), designing and implementing the appropriate infrastructure and platform solutions to meet the functional, operational, and deployment requirements throughout the solution life-cycle. Ajeet is member of various technical communities and discussion groups. He also conducted many boot camps on Azure and DevOps.