Test a SaaS plan overview

This article provides guidance about how to test a software as a service (SaaS) plan.

We recommend that you create a test SaaS plan in a separate test and development (DEV) offer. To learn how, see Plan a test and development (DEV) SaaS offer. If you choose to create a test plan in a production offer instead, make sure that you create the test plan as a private plan and specify a preview audience.


Never publish a test plan live.

Overall flow

Create your test plan, preferably in a test and DEV offer.

Once you have the plan you want to test, do the following:

Next steps

  • After you create your test plan, you’ll then Preview and subscribe to your offer. From there, we’ll lead you through the remainder of the process, including how to test the offer, and how to clean up your test environment.