Log in to ALM Octane

This section describes how to log into ALM Octane.

Tip: When you first start using ALM Octane, you automatically receive a Trial license which gives you a 90-day trial for 100 users. For details, see Trial license in the ALM Octane Help Center.

To log into ALM Octane:

  1. In a browser, navigate to <serverURL>:<serverport>/ui.

    Make sure to specify a fully-qualified domain name for the server. The name must include at least one period. Do not specify an IP address.

    Cluster configuration: Use the load balancer URL.

  2. Log in with the site admin user name and password you provided in the octane.conf file using settings site-administrator name and password.

Note: Errors might be listed even if the ALM Octane server initializes and starts. If you encounter problems initializing ALM Octane, check for errors in the log files.

Next steps:

  • Cluster configuration: If you successfully installed and logged into ALM Octane on the first cluster node, continue installing on additional cluster nodes. See Cluster installation flow.
  • Set configuration parameters, such as FORGET_USER_ON_DELETE and SMTP_NOTIFICATION_SENDER_EMAIL. See Configuration parameters in the ALM Octane Help Center.
  • Create spaces. See Create spaces for a site in the ALM Octane Help Center.
  • Once you have logged on as the space admin, you can create other users and workspaces. See Ways to add users and Create workspaces in the ALM Octane Help Center.