Set up ALM-Octane Integration

This topic describes how to set up the ALM-Octane integration.

Configure the integration on the ALM Octane side

The configuration on the ALM Octane side includes the following.

  1. Create a release in ALM Octane that is identical to your release in ALM.
  2. To set up the integration, you must have the permissions to access the server. ALM Octane grants this permission with an API access key.

For details, see the ALM Octane help.

Configure the integration on the ALM side

The configuration on the ALM side includes the following.

Enable ALM-Octane integration
  1. In Site Administration, click the Site Configuration tab.
  2. Set OCTANE_INTEGRATION_ENABLED to Y.

    For details, see Setting ALM Configuration Parameters and Site Parameters.

Schedule ALM-Octane integration

Determine how often the run results of ALM test sets will be synced to ALM Octane.

  1. In Site Administration, click the Site Configuration tab.
  2. Set OCTANE_INTEGRATION_JOB_INTERVAL to a preferred value.

    For details, see Setting ALM Configuration Parameters and Site Parameters.

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Configure octane-int-config.xml file

Configure the octane-int-config.xml file that is located in the {ALM repository}\sa\DomsInfo\CommonData\octane-integration\ directory.

You should not change the file name. Otherwise, the file does not work.

In the octane-int-config.xml file, you specify the following information. For instructions and examples of the configuration, go to the octane-int-config.templete.xml template file for references. See octane-int-config.templete.xml.

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