Hosts/Testing Hosts Module Window

This module enables you to view and manage the hosts used for test execution.

To access

Lab Management: On the sidebar, under Lab Resources, select Hosts.

ALM: On the sidebar, under Lab Resources, select Testing Hosts.

Important information

Some elements are visible only for Performance hosts.

Lab Management: The Hosts module displays a list of all of the hosts available.

ALM: The Testing Hosts module displays a list of all of the hosts in the host pool of the project.

ALM Editions: Some functionality related to Functional testing host management is available only for ALM Edition. For details about ALM editions and their functionality, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: ALM Editions. To find out what edition of ALM you are using, ask your ALM site administrator.

Relevant tasks

How to Manage Testing Hosts

See also

Lab Resources Overview

User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):

UI Elements

Description

<Hosts module common UI elements>
<Cloud Summary Panel>

Displays a summary of cloud hosts by status/host state. Click on the number next to a status/host state to filter the Hosts grid by that status/host state.

To display the Cloud Summary Panel: From the Cloud menu, select Show Cloud Summary Panel.

To close the Cloud Summary Panel: Click the X button at the right end of the panel.

<Hosts grid>

Displays a list of the hosts in ALM.

Description tab

Describes the currently selected host.

Tip: Right-click in this area to display a toolbar for formatting and spell-checking the text.

Event Log tab

Displays detailed information about the tasks performed on the selected host, the action status, and a description of any errors. For details, see the Event Log.

Installed PC Components tab

Displays a list of the PC components installed on the host machine, including versions and patches.

Note: Available only for hosts with Performance purposes.

To refresh the grid, click .

Installed Programs tab

Displays a list of all of the programs installed on the host machine. Details include the version, the publisher of the software, and the date it was installed in the host machine.

Note: Available only for hosts with Performance purposes.

To refresh the grid, click .

Processes tab

Displays detailed information about the processes and resource usage of the selected host.

Note: Available only for hosts with Performance purposes.

For details, see Processes Page.

Services tab

Displays the services running on the host machine.

Note: Available only for hosts with Performance purposes.

For details, see Services Page.

Check Host Status tab

Displays the status of each step of the host checks. To see host check status details, right click a line in the Check Host Status tab, and select Check Hosts Status Details. For details, see Check Host Status Fields.

PC Runs tab

Displays detailed information about test runs performed on the selected host. For details, see PC Test Runs Module Window.

Over Firewall tab

For hosts over a firewall, enables you to configure advanced over-firewall settings. For details, see Over Firewall Page.

Note: Available only for hosts with Performance purposes.

History tab

Lists changes made to the currently selected host. For details, see the Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management User Guide: History Tab.