ALM Add-ins and Extensions

ALM offers integration and synchronization solutions with HPE and third-party tools.

ALM Tools

To install a tool, choose Help > ALM Tools in the ALM main window. The HPE Application Lifecycle Management Tools page opens.

The following ALM tools are available:

Name Description
HPE ALM Connectivity Tool Enables you to work with other HPE testing tools as well as third-party and custom testing tools. You can also use the HPE ALM Connectivity Add-in to access OTA functionality, without installing the full HPE ALM client component.
HPE ALM Lab Service Enables you to remotely trigger functional tests and maintenance tasks on a testing host using ALM. Install and configure the ALM Lab Service agent on functional testing hosts (such as VAPI and United Functional Testing) that need to connect to Lab Management.
HPE ALM Client Registration Deploys and registers ALM components on a client machine. Activation of this tool is available on local client of HPE ALM.
Shared Deployment for Virtual Environments Deploys ALM components on a shared location of a client machine. Activation of this tool is available on local client of HPE ALM.
Webgate Customization Customizes the WebGate client component.

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ALM Add-ins

To download add-ins, visit HPE ALM Add-ins on Marketplace.

The following ALM add-ins are available:

Name Description Download Help
HPE Sprinter Provides a suite of advanced features and tools that make manual testing more efficient and effective.
Unified Functional Testing Enables you to work with Unified Functional Testing (UFT) in an ALM project.  
Unified Functional Testing for Business Process Testing Enables you to work with business process tests automated with Unified Functional Testing (UFT) in an ALM project.  
Defects and Requirements Exchange with Service Manager / Service Center Enables defects and requirements exchange between Service Manager / Service Center and ALM.  
HPE ALM Microsoft Word Enables you to export your existing test plan data or requirement data stored in Microsoft Word directly to ALM.
HPE ALM Microsoft Excel Enables you to export your existing tests, requirements, or defects stored in Microsoft Excel directly to ALM.

HPE ALM Business Views Microsoft Excel Enables you to create and populate Excel reports based on ALM Business Views.
HPE ALM Client Log Manager The HPE ALM Client Log Manager allows you to manage the ALM client logs.  
HPE ALM System Test Remote Agent Enables you to run an HPE ALM system test. You run a system test to retrieve a machine's system information, view a captured desktop image of a test run on a machine, or restart your computer.  
HPE ALM Synchronizer Enables synchronization between HPE ALM and third-party products, including Atlassian JIRA, Rational ClearQuest, Rational RequisitePro, and Microsoft Team Foundation Server. In addition, HPE ALM Synchronizer Adapter SDK enables development of additional adapters to other third-party products.

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HPE ALM Explorer Enables HPE ALM client users to run HPE ALM outside of a browser interface.  
HPE ALM Client Cleanup Enables HPE ALM client users to remove downloaded client components from their computers.  
HPE ALM Global Search Enables you to perform a global search across ALM modules.  
HPE Screen Recorder Enables you to record what is displayed on your screen as a movie and create a defect in HPE ALM with the movie attached.  
HPE ALM Client MSI Generator Enables you to generate MSI files for locally deploying ALM client components on client machines.
SOX IT Assessment Accelerator Provides a predefined project template to assist you in testing for SOX compliance.

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ALM Extensions

You can enable extensions that are available for your site's ALM edition. For details on enabling extensions, see Enabling Extensions for a Project.

The following ALM extensions are available:

Name Description Download Help
HPE Application Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI) Enables you to aggregate information from multiple ALM tools to establish complete traceability.
IDE Connector Customizer Enables you to perform customizations necessary for working with ALI for HPE ALM.  
HPE Enterprise Integration Module for SAP Solution Manager 7.1 Enables you to integrate SAP Solution Manager 7.1 with ALM. For details, see the Enterprise Integration Guides.  
HPE Enterprise Integration Module for SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Enables you to integrate SAP Solution Manager 7.2 with ALM. For details, see the Enterprise Integration Guides.  
ALM Lab Extension for Functional and Performance Testing

Enables you to work with Lab Management and Performance Center. For details on enabling extensions, see Enabling Extensions for a Project.

Also requires that you install HPE ALM Lab Service.

   
HPE Mobile Center Enables you to integrate Mobile Center with ALM.  

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