What's New in 15.0.1

This section provides an overview of the features that were introduced or enhanced in ALM 15.0.1.

SSO Authentication

Includes the following updates:

  • Enable local authentication in SSO mode
  • Enable single-sign-out
  • Support OIDC as the federation protocol
  • Enhance the auto user-provisioning process to find matching ALM users using specified attributes

  • Send SSO validation URL to IdP users to validate the SSO configuration
  • Import IdP users to ALM via CSV files

For details, see Setting up SSO Authentication (for ALM 15.0.1).

Web Runner

Includes the following updates:

  • Customize defect and run entities in Web Runner and apply template customization updates to multiple projects.

    Note: Available for ALM Edition only.

  • View favorite defect views set in ALM.
  • Disable Web Runner at a project level.

For details, see ALM Web Client.

Sharing Dashboards and Reports as Templates Across Projects

Dashboards and reports can now be shared as templates across projects. The property fields of the shared data cannot be edited. However, you can modify the graph filter, X- and Y-axes fields, Group by field, appearance, etc.

The following entities can be shared across projects:

  • Template project customization
  • Dashboard and Analysis folders
  • Entity graphs reports
  • Pages and health reports in the Dashboard View


  • Business view graphs are not supported.
  • This feature is available for ALM Edition only.

For details, For details, see Cross project customization.

SaaS updates

New SaaS roles. When setting a role in the User Management page, the Set Role list also includes the following predefined roles:

  • Basic User. This role includes viewer permissions.

  • Customer Admin. This role includes all of the customer permissions.

For details, see User Management Page.

ALM AutoPass License Server updates

Includes the following updates:

  • No longer in technical preview.
  • After installing a license, you can now apply license for the product features in the Product Feature tab.

For details on how to install and manage licenses in APLS, see AutoPass License Server.

Health reports updates

The following reports are now available:

  • Failed Tests without Defects. Shows failed test instances without direct or indirect link defects.
  • Test Summary. Shows the number and percentage of test instances according to their status.
  • For details, see Health reports.
  • Global Search

    Includes the following updates:

    • You can install Global Search on a virtual machine with 4GB memory.
    • For increased security, you can now use API key to connect to the ALM server.

    • You can now add server to server authentication using a LWSSO token.

    For details, see Global Search.

    Site Administration REST API

    Includes the following updates:

    • Import ALM Lab Extension enabled projects. When importing a project from QCP file, if you want to import an ALM Lab Extension enabled project, set the skip-lab-projects-validation value to Y. For details, see Import a project from QCP file.

    • Define LDAP information when creating new users. When working with LDAP, you can use user-auth-data to define LDAP information when creating a user. For details, see Create a site user.

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