Content and PDFs

ALM documentation includes the following online content and PDF guides:

Indicates an external link outside this Help Center.

 

Get Started    
  What's New in ALM 12.55 Patch 1

Describes the newest features in the latest version of ALM.

  Readme   Provides last-minute news and information about ALM. Available on the Micro Focus Software Support site.
  System Requirements   Provides the most up-to-date system requirements and supported environments information.
  ALM Tutorial A self-paced guide on how to use ALM.

 

 

User Help  
 

ALM User Help

How to use ALM for application lifecycle management.

 

BPT Help  
 

Business Process Testing User Help

How to use Business Process Testing to create business process tests.

 

Admin Help  
  ALM Administrator Help How to manage and customize ALM projects.
  ALM Lab Management Help How to use Lab Management to manage lab resources for functional and performance testing on remote hosts.
  ALM Installation and Upgrade Guide - Linux How to install, configure, and set up ALM Server on Linux, including project upgrades.
  ALM Installation and Upgrade Guide - Windows How to install, configure, and set up ALM Server on Windows, including upgrades.
  Help Center  

Download to install the local version of the ALM Help Center.

  ALM Secured Deployment and Configuration Guide   How to configure ALM to meet enterprise security needs.

 

API References  
  ALM Project Database Reference   Online reference for the project database tables and fields.
  ALM Open Test Architecture API Reference   Online reference for the ALM COM-based API. Use the ALM open test architecture to integrate your own configuration management, defect tracking, and home-grown testing tools with an ALM project.
  ALM Site Administration API Reference   Online reference for the Site Administration COM-based API. Use the Site Administration API to enable your application to manage ALM users, projects, domains, connections, and site configuration parameters.
  ALM REST API Reference  

Online reference for the ALM REST-based API. Use the REST API to access and work with ALM defects.

  ALM REST API Reference (Technical Preview)  

Online reference for the ALM REST-based API resources that are in technical preview. This version has wider coverage of ALM functionality. Use the REST API to access and work with ALM data.

  ALM Custom Test Type Developer Guide   Online guide for creating your own testing tool and integrating it into the ALM environment.

 

Best Practices  
  ALM Best Practices Guides   Best practices guides for working with ALM.

 

 

Extension Guides  
  Micro Focus Enterprise Integration Module for SAP Solution Manager 7.1

How to use the Micro Focus Enterprise Integration for SAP Solution Manager 7.1.

  Micro Focus Enterprise Integration Module for SAP Solution Manager 7.2

How to use the Micro Focus Enterprise Integration for SAP Solution Manager 7.2.