Collecting and Assessing ALM Data

You can assess the current ALM deployment and recommend usage improvements based on the environment details collected.

To collect environment details:

  1. In Site Administration, select Tools > ALM Advisor. The ALM Advisor dialog box opens.

  2. Select Data Protection to protect sensitive data. Click for more information on the data protection process.

  3. Click Collect to begin the data collection process. An email is sent when the process is complete.

    Note: The email may indicate that the data collection process did not complete successfully. In this case, ensure that all nodes are active and rerun the data collection process.

  4. Once the data collection process is complete, log in to the ALM Advisor website. The link to the website is found in the email sent when the data collection process is complete, or click Go to Site in the ALM Advisor dialog box.
  5. Follow the instructions on the website to upload the collected data and to complete the assessment process.