Introducing ALM Octane

ALM Octane is a web-based application lifecycle management platform that enables teams to collaborate easily, manage the product delivery pipeline, and visualize the impact of changes.

Get started

Before you begin...

To get started, we recommend that you learn about the ALM Octane lifecycle to gain a high-level picture of what you can do in ALM Octane.

For details, see ALM Octane lifecycle.

How do I use ALM Octane?

To understand how to use ALM Octane, read about the common workflows. These describe how to use ALM Octane in your day-to-day work.

For details, see Common flows.

Let's go!

When you're ready to begin, log in to ALM Octane and start working in the modules that are relevant for your needs.

For details, see ALM Octane modules.

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Set up the environment

Initial setup

Before users can work with ALM Octane, the admin needs to perform initial setup tasks.

For details, see Initial setup.

What are workspaces?

Admins should have a basic understanding of spaces and workspaces.

For details, see Initial setup and Manage spaces.

Generate demo data

To enable you and your users to get familiar with ALM Octane, you can automatically generate demo data to use for experimentation.

For details, see Populate your system with demo data.

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Product versions

The following table maps the product version with your on-premises installation:

On-premises Installation Software Version
ALM 12.60 CP9 12.60.35
ALM 12.60 CP8 12.60.21
ALM 12.60 CP7 12.60.4
ALM 12.55 CP6 12.55.17
ALM 12.55 CP5 12.55.8
ALM 12.55 CP4 12.55.4
ALM 12.53 CP3 12.53.20

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Micro Focus DevOps Suite

ALM Octane is the cornerstone of the Micro Focus DevOps Suite: An integrated suite of agile and DevOps tools in a single package.

The DevOps Suite helps your Agile and DevOps teams govern, test, and monitor your software.

For more information, or to arrange a demo, see DevOps Suite.

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