The following flow demonstrates how your applications can integrate with ALM Octane using the REST API.
Caution: Some resources are technical preview, and subject to change until declared public. You have access to them, but only at a technical preview level.
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Set up API access once for each application that will communicate as a client with ALM Octane. This grants the application registered access keys to use for authentication. Two keys are created: Client ID and Client secret.
To get started, in the top banner, click Settings . Click Shared Space, and in the API Access tab, click +.
For details, see API access.
APIs must be authenticated to work with ALM Octane.
To work with the ALM Octane, the API must sign in. For details, see Authenticating.
Once signed in, your APIs can work with ALM Octane entities and relations. ALM Octane is an entity-relationship application and supports the basic CRUD operations (Create, Read, Update, Delete).
Some of the actions your APIs can perform are:
Creating ALM Octane items, such as defects, application modules, and pipelines.
Deleting ALM Octane items.
Updating ALM Octane items.
Querying ALM Octane items.
The sign_out resource logs the user out of the session and cancels (expires) cookies.
For details, see sign_out.