ALM Add-ins and Extensions

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

ALM Tools

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

The following ALM tools are available:

Name Description
HP ALM Connectivity Tool Enables you to work with other HP testing tools as well as third-party and custom testing tools. You can also use the HP ALM Connectivity Add-in to access OTA functionality, without installing the full HP ALM client component.
HP 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.
HP ALM Client Registration Deploys and registers ALM components on a client machine. Activation of this tool is available on local client of HP 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 HP ALM.
Webgate Customization Customizes the WebGate client component.

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ALM Add-ins

To download add-ins, visit HP ALM Add-ins on HPLN.

The following ALM add-ins are available:

Name Description Download Help
HP Sprinter Provides a suite of advanced features and tools that make manual testing more efficient and effective. HPLN
Unified Functional Testing Enables you to work with Unified Functional Testing (UFT) in an ALM project. HPLN  
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. HPLN  
Defects and Requirements Exchange with Service Manager / Service Center Enables defects and requirements exchange between Service Manager / Service Center and ALM. HPLN  
HP ALM Microsoft Word Enables you to export your existing test plan data or requirement data stored in Microsoft Word directly to ALM. HPLN
HP ALM Microsoft Excel Enables you to export your existing tests, requirements, or defects stored in Microsoft Excel directly to ALM. HPLN
HP ALM Business Views Microsoft Excel Enables you to create and populate Excel reports based on ALM Business Views. HPLN
HP ALM Client Log Manager The HP ALM Client Log Manager allows you to manage the ALM client logs. HPLN
HP ALM System Test Remote Agent Enables you to run an HP 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. HPLN
HP ALM Synchronizer Enables synchronization between HP ALM and third-party products, including Atlassian JIRA, Rational ClearQuest, Rational RequisitePro, and Microsoft Team Foundation Server. In addition, HP ALM Synchronizer Adapter SDK enables development of additional adapters to other third-party products. HPLN

Installation:

User:

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

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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
HP Application Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI) Enables you to aggregate information from multiple ALM tools to establish complete traceability. HPLN
IDE Connector Customizer Enables you to perform customizations necessary for working with ALI for HP ALM. HPLN  
HP 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.  
HP 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 HP ALM Lab Service.

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

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