ALM Octane editions
Your ALM Octane edition defines which activities you can perform in ALM Octane.
ALM Octane editions provide you with the following capabilities:
Allows you to scale ALM Octane to large groups with the benefits of cross-workspace and cross-program capabilities. These include:
For an overview of workspaces and their programs, isolated spaces, and shared spaces, see Manage spaces (for space admins).
Provides you the same set of features as Enterprise Edition within isolated workspaces.
Shared space and program capabilities are not provided.
|ALM Octane Developer (add on)||
The Developer license is a named license that is added on top of a core Pro or Enterprise license.
The Developer license enables backlog management, defect management, DevOps pipeline management, and manual testing execution.
Developer license capabilities depend on your core license edition.
For details, see Developer license.
Details of the functionality provided with each of the ALM Octane editions are listed in the table below.
|Functionality||ALM Octane Enterprise||ALM Octane Pro||ALM Octane Developer|
|Dashboard and Delivery Insights|
|Public dashboard sharing|
|Automation ROI metrics|
|Cycle Time Insights|
|Risky Code Commits Analytics|
|Risk Based Testing|
|Backlog (epics and backlog management, cross-release planning)|
|Development Center (Commits, Pull Requests, Branches)|
|Security integration - Fortify Suite|
|Pipelines with build and Test Automation analytics|
|Manual test execution (manual tests and BDD scenarios)||
|Synchronization using Micro Focus Connect|
|On-Demand Automated test execution (with UFT One integration) and test suites|
|Release planning, shared releases and calendars|
|Release processes management|
|Shared workspaces customization|
|Shared application modules|
|Entity migration between workspaces|
|Data access control|
|Workspace SAFe program|
|Entity label customization|
|Available License Types||Named or Concurrent||Named or Concurrent||Named only|
Additional functionality is available in ValueEdge. For details, see Introducing ValueEdge.
Developer license is a named license that is added on top of a core Pro or Enterprise license.
The following guidelines apply to Developer licenses:
Entities created or modified by a user with a Developer license can link to any entity in ALM Octane, including those which a Dev user cannot modify (for example epics or requirements).
Each named user has one license type assignment (Core or Developer) at the site level for on-premises, and at the space level for SaaS.
The Developer license is not a role, but a license type. In addition to assigning a Developer license to a user, you also need to assign a role to the user.
Developers who are part of an ALM Octane Enterprise edition can access shared public dashboards.
Assigning licenses to users
License assignment is per site level for on-premises, and per tenant level for SaaS.
On-Premises: For details on managing Developer licenses, see Assign Developer licenses.
SaaS: After a Developer license is installed for a tenant on top of a Pro or Enterprise license, the tenant admin needs to assign a Developer license to specific users.
If the user is new, assign the Developer license at user creation.
In Settings > Spaces > Users, the License type column shows whether existing users are assigned a Core or Developer license.
To assign a Developer license to a user, or to restore their Core license, click Core/Dev in the user's License Type column and modify as needed.
You can switch a user from Dev to Core and vice versa at any time.
Deactivating a user will release their license even if the license is still assigned.
Note: The right pane shows usage data.
Developer licenses are always named, so they do not impact allocation or usage of concurrent licenses. If a Dev user opens a session, they do not impact the concurrent usage.
When you first start using ALM Octane, you automatically receive a Trial license which gives you a 90-day trial for 100 users.
By default, your trial is Enterprise Edition, which allows one shared space. If you create a shared space in an Enterprise Edition trial and then install a license for Pro Edition, the trial shared space should not be used in a production environment since the sharing capabilities may not be supported in future releases.
SaaS: You can view license usage details in MyAccount.
For details on how to manage on-premises licenses and how to allocate licenses from ALM and Quality Center to ALM Octane, see Manage licenses.