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LegiTest is a comprehensive tool that allows you to test all your data-centric applications, in an easy-to-use, automated platform. It easily integrates with Visual Studio and your existing development software. LegiTest includes a 14-day free trial or enter your license key to access this full featured data testing suite.

LegiTest provides users a way to legitimize the data they provide to the decision makers within their organization.

LegiTest enables your team to test all aspects of the SQL Server stack. This includes testing of database objects such as stored procedures, functions, views and tables. It further includes all objects on the BI stack, including SSIS Packages, SSAS Cubes and Dimensions (both Tabular and Multidimensional) and SSRS reports.

LegiTest Highlights

  • Easy-to-use interface with no code writing necessary

  • Ability to manage your own data and test how you want

  • Simply integrates with build processes and development software you're already using

LegiTest Features

Comprehensive Test Coverage

Accurate data is necessary to any successful business. LegiTest offers users comprehensive test coverage for data-centric applications. It covers all aspects of the SQL Server stack, including SSAS, SSIS & SSRS, as well as any database with OLE DB, ODBC, or ADO.Net interfaces. LegiTest interacts with your data centric applications and will verify the results of your code and data.

Production Data Comparison

BI projects frequently interact with data stored in multiple locations and formats. LegiTest allows you to compare data across different platforms.

Test The Way You Want

Some testing tools expect you to adhere to a rigid format. LegiTest allows you to easily setup the necessary elements for your test, and to clean up afterwards. In addition, it support multiple execution tracks for tests, and lets you control the steps in the testing process.


With LegiTest, users are provided a responsive user interface that integrates into Visual Studio. Tests can be created using an easy graphical interface. There is no need to write code and complicated operations are wrapped up into easy to use actions and assertions.


While it is not required to write code in LegiTest, some users may want to add their own custom logic to the tests. LegiTest supports the addition of custom actions, assertions, and you can extend your test code directly.

Integrates with Existing Systems

Worried about how LegiTest will work with the systems you already have in place? It easily integrates with the products and processes you are currently using. It will generate tests that use common testing frameworks (MSTest, NUnit), and integrates well with build processes using TFS, Team City or MSBuild.

Problems Solved by LegiTest

How do you test your data-centric development today?

Most users are currently not testing their data thoroughly, using multiple products or are doing so manually. LegiTest provides users the ability to accurately test their data in one automated platform.

How long does it take to do comprehensive testing today?

It usually takes users an exorbitant amount of time to test their data since they have to compare it across multiple platforms or do it manually. LegiTest provides users with automated testing that can verify data-centric applications simply and quickly.

How are you validating the data loaded into your target systems?

LegiTest provides a single, comprehensive tool to ensure all aspects of your data-centric development are valid and legitimate.

To install LegiTest, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install legitest

To upgrade LegiTest, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade legitest


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'legitest'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = "MSU"
      url           = $url
      silentArgs    = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$env:TEMP\chocolatey\$($packageName)\$($packageName).MsiInstall.log`""
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
      softwareName  = "legitest*"
      checksum = 'D44061388C74A28DB7DC9D7FE4CEFD86BDCC33E9589696A176BD7C5CD3535156'
      checksumType = 'sha256'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    Function Test-VsRegistry($registryPath, $registryProperty)
        $result = Get-ItemProperty $registryPath $registryProperty -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
        if (($result -ne $null) -and ($result.InstallDir -ne $null) -and ($result.InstallDir.Length -gt 0))
            return $true
        return $false
    $isInstallLegiTest = $false
    $vs2012 = $false
    $vs2013 = $false
    $vs2015 = $false
    if ([IntPtr]::size -eq 8)
        $vs2012 = Test-VsRegistry("HKLM:\Software\WOW6432NODE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0", "InstallDir")
        $vs2013 = Test-VsRegistry("HKLM:\Software\WOW6432NODE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\12.0", "InstallDir")
    	$vs2015 = Test-VsRegistry("HKLM:\Software\WOW6432NODE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0", "InstallDir")
        if (($vs2012 -eq $false) -and 
            ($vs2013 -eq $false) -and
    		($vs2015 -eq $false))
            $isInstallLegiTest = $false
            $isInstallLegiTest = $true
        $vs2012 = Test-VsRegistry("HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0", "InstallDir")
        $vs2013 = Test-VsRegistry("HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\12.0", "InstallDir")
    	$vs2015 = Test-VsRegistry("HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0", "InstallDir")
        if (($vs2012 -eq $false) -and 
            ($vs2013 -eq $false) -and
    		($vs2015 -eq $false))
            $isInstallLegiTest = $false
            $isInstallLegiTest = $true
    if ($isInstallLegiTest -eq $true)
        Install-ChocolateyVsixPackage $packageName $url
        throw "LegiTest requires Visual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015."
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'legitest'
    $softwareName = 'legitest*'
    $installerType = 'VSIX' 
    $silentArgs = '/q'
    $validExitCodes = @(0, 1001)
    $uninstalled = $false
    $file = ''
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName -FileType $installerType -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes -File "$file"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Pragmatic Works Software


© 2016


Release Notes

LegiTest version 2018.2.4.504

New Features

3772: Validation results now show up in the Visual Studio Errors tool window
6824: Data Profile recipe
  • LegiTest now includes a validate data column profile recipe that can test minimum and maximum values, range checks, et cetera
12563: Dimension Validation recipe
  • LegiTest now includes a dimension validation recipe to ensure a table adheres to standard dimension table rules
13468: Fixed Width Text File Asset now includes the capability to skip header rows
13504: Added support for generation of NUnit 3 Tests
15679: Added 'Send equal rows to results server' to Interactive Comparison
16104: Runtime settings used for each execution are now logged
16336: Added actual value to value comparison assertion error messages
16936: Range Check recipe now includes additional settings to include informational columns
16969: Interactive Comparison and Comparison Manifest includes ability to equate white space to NULL values
17115: LegiTest On Premise Server is newly available
  • Faster, lighter weight replacement for LegiTest Server
  • Complete feature parity with LegiTest Online
  • Supports remote agents for running tests on multiple specific machines
  • Publish test results and view them centrally
  • Create notifications that are executed on test completion
17415: Text Format Validation recipe
  • LegiTest now includes a text format validation recipe that checks the validity of data within a specific column: Alpha Numeric, Email Address, North American Phone Number, Numeric, Social Security Number, Country Code (ISO 3166) and State Code (ISO 3166)

Updated Features

8782: Improved messaging around header row parsing failures in flat file asset editors
12417: Data set filtering now allows for NOT BETWEEN, IS NULL and IS NOT NULL
16338: Validation manifests can now validate that values are NULL / NOT NULL


4777: Within source controlled environments, renaming or moving items will not properly clean up generated resources
11670: Visual Studio Extension uninstaller displays multiple check boxes for the same version of Visual Studio
13113: Mouse wheel does not work to scroll packages in the Package Test Wizard on the Select Packages page
13505: Naming a test ValidationManifest results in a compilation error
15610: Data Validation wizard failed on long running queries
15694: Execute Report action and wizard do not have a timeout control
15699: Fail on server publish should be set for all recipes
15702: Object Reference Error thrown when NULL values are returned in MDX queries
15762: Table lists do not refresh when switching from an existing connection to a new connection
16045: Correct path to the custom Plussom assembly
16105: XPath extraction does not support XPath validation with namespaces
16284: Wizards that should create multiple groups fail to move one group
16337: ExecuteScalar on SalesForce does not return the correct result
16354: Unable to rename singe groups / suites unless renamed through solution explorer
16360: Query Editor throws an "InvalidOperationException" when attempting to type while the cursor is off screen
16938: LegiTest does not reinstall NuGet packages with unresolved references
16983: Adding key or comparison columns could add the wrong column in Interactive Comparison

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
LegiTest 2018.2.4.503 7327 Thursday, May 3, 2018 approved
LegiTest 2018.2.3.427 812 Saturday, April 28, 2018 approved
LegiTest 2018.2.3.412-beta 130 Thursday, April 12, 2018 approved
LegiTest 2018.2.2.302-beta 133 Friday, March 2, 2018 approved
LegiTest 2018.1.4.208 6134 Thursday, February 8, 2018 approved
LegiTest 2018.1.4.129-beta 144 Monday, January 29, 2018 approved
LegiTest 2018.1.3.122-beta 154 Monday, January 22, 2018 approved
LegiTest 2018.1.2.1206-beta 161 Wednesday, December 6, 2017 approved
LegiTest 2018.1.1.1030-beta 207 Monday, October 30, 2017 approved
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