ActiveData is stored in a file, for example an Excel spreadsheet, which is known as the ActiveData file. The ActiveData file can either be stored internally, which means in the Silk Test Workbench database, or externally, for example in the file system.
An ActiveData asset enables Silk Test Workbench to access the data in an ActiveData file. Additionally, the ActiveData asset enables you to manage the data in the ActiveData file directly from Silk Test Workbench. ActiveData assets can be used from any visual test, VB .NET script, and keyword-driven test, and can be modified at any time.
ActiveData files can be either prepared in advance or created and edited within Silk Test Workbench. Create, modify, and maintain ActiveData assets using the Asset Browser.