How to Share Libraries

This task describes how to share libraries between projects or within a project.

To learn more about sharing libraries, see Imported Libraries Overview.

ALM Editions: Imported libraries functionality is available for ALM Edition and LoadRunner Enterprise. For information about ALM editions and their functionality, see ALM editions. To find out which edition of ALM you are using, ask your ALM site administrator.

  1. Prerequisites

    • To import and synchronize libraries, you must have the appropriate Library module user permissions, as well as Create and Update permissions for the entity types you are importing. In addition to these permissions, synchronizing libraries requires Delete permissions for the entity types in the library. For details on Library module permissions, refer to the ALM help: Libraries Permission Levels.

    • Verify that a baseline has been created for the library you want to import. For task details, see How to Use Libraries and Baselines in ALM.

    • Business Process Testing: Before importing a project with application areas to another project, make sure you have connected to the destination project at least one time from within UFT One. For instructions, see the UFT One help.

  2. Import a library

    Import an existing library to your libraries tree to reuse a set of entities in your project or from a different project.

    Business Process Testing: After importing a library, do not change the content of either the existing source library from which a baseline is synchronized, or the target library to which a baseline is synchronized. This could result in a failure when synchronizing a baseline that includes Business Process Testing entities.

    1. In the Libraries module, right-click a library folder and select Import Library. For user interface details on the Import Library wizard, see Import Library Wizard.

    2. Note: Business Process Testing: When importing libraries, components in the Obsolete and Component Requests folders are not included in the process.

    3. Click the View Log button in the Details tab. The Log: Import Library dialog box opens and displays progress.

    4. Note: When the process is complete, view the log before refreshing the display. If you refresh the display after the library is imported, the View Log button is no longer displayed, and you cannot view the log.

      For user interface details on the Libraries module window, see Libraries Module Window.

    5. Click the Refresh button on the module toolbar to refresh the display. The library details are displayed in the Details tab. For details on the available fields in the Details tab, see Libraries Module Fields.