Signature Appliance Tech Note: Web Agent Test App

The Signature Appliance Web Agent Test App enables developers to easily experiment with different parameter values for the Web App.

Using the Test App

Test app URL: http://webagentdev.arx.com:88/testapp/

1. Choose the file to be signed

There are three options for choosing the source file:

  • Raw PDF An example PDF file that does not include any predefined signature fields. Click on the eye glyph to view the file
  • Pre-define PDF An example PDF file that includes a predefined signature field (VP_Sales). Click on the eye glyph to view the file
  • Browse Upload your own PDF file by choosing the browse option

2. Choose the operation

The Test App can sign a document or verify its signature(s).

3. Define the Request XML

This section of the Test App enables you define the XML to be sent in the request. You can use a predefined XML dataset or create your own XML.

Example XML parameter datasets are included with the Test App. They can be used as is, or you can modify them:

  • Ad-hoc. This is the default tab if “Raw PDF” was chosen as the input file. It enables the signer to add an ad hoc signature field to the document.
  • Pre-defined signature field. This is the default tab if “Pre-define PDF” was chosen as the input file. It enables the signer to sign a PDF that includes a predefined signature field named “VP_Sales”
  • Define a signature field. This XML includes more options to control the user experience. It shows you how to add a customized signature field, “sampleField,” to the PDF.
  • Build your own. Use this XML as a blank template. It includes all the sections, you can use them as needed.

Start me up!

Click the Send Request button to send the request to the Web Agent.

The Test App opens an iframe to the Web Agent server as a panel on the screen. Close the panel by using the Hide button in the upper-right corner

Authentication

The Test App is connected to the Developer Sandbox signing appliance. Authenticate with your email and the password issued to you. You can also send your email/password as part of the XML request using the Auth group.

Response

After signing the document or rejecting the signing request, you can close the iframe by using the Hide button in the upper-right corner of the screen.

The Test App shows the XML response to the UploadFileToSign request at the bottom of the screen.