Plug-in Documentation

HP Quality Center (ALM)

Overview

The HP ALM plugin for UrbanCode Release provides visibility into project entities, such as defects and requirements, from the impact analysis view of UrbanCode Release.

Compatibility

  • This plug-in requires version 12.50 or later of HP Quality Center (ALM)
  • This plug-in requires version 6.1.0 or later of IBM UrbanCode Release.

Installation

No special steps are required for installation. See Installing plug-ins in the IBM UrbanCode Release help.

History

Version 4

  • Fixed REST calls to pass all required authentication cookies as headers.
  • Added support for automatically mapping HP ALM Projects to UCR Applications via name.

Version 3

Fixed APAR PI68587 Enables option to trust all SSL certificates.

Version 2

Support property file encryption.

Version 1

This is the initial release of the plug-in.

Settings

Process steps in the HP ALM Plugin plug-in

ALM Integration

Integration

Input properties for the ALM Integration step
Name Type Description Required
ALM Domain Domain on ALM server No
ALM Project Project on ALM server No
ALM User Login String User Login No
ALM User Password Password User Password No
ALM server URL String The ALM server URL No
Automap Releases Boolean Check this box to automap any releases on the HP ALM server that exist with
the same name of a release on the Urbancode Release server.
No
Check Authentication Button to check if the connection can be established with the HP ALM Server No
Configuring an Integration Provider for HP ALM using the HP ALM Rest API Run this integration to import any requirements or defects from the HP ALM
server. Only the specified requirement types or defects will be
imported, and only items that have been modified since the last exectuion
are imported. However, running the integration for the first time can take
a long time if there are many items to import.
No
Delete All Changes Button to and delete all existing HP ALM changes on the Urbancode Release
server.
No
Ping the ALM Server Button to check if the connection can be established with the HP ALM Server No
Query Types Check all requirement types or defects that you want to query for. No

ALMCheckAuthenticationButton

Check authentication credentials with the HP ALM Server

This step has no input properties.

ALMDefectSeverities

Generate a list of defect severities that exist on the ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMDefectStatuses

Generate a list of defect statuses that exist on the ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMDeleteAllChanges

Delete all existing HP ALM changes on the UCR server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMDomains

Generate a list of domains on the ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMPingServerButton

Ping the ALM Server

This step has no input properties.

ALMProjects

Generate a list of projects on the ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMReleases

Generate a list of releases in a given Domain and Project on an ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMReleases

Generate a list of releases in a given Domain and Project on an ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMReqSeverities

Generate a list of requirement severities that exist on the ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMReqStatuses

Generate a list of requirement statuses that exist on the ALM server.

This step has no input properties.

ALMTypes

Generate a list of all requirement types and/or defects on the HP ALM server.

This step has no input properties.