Default Field Mappings for PPM and ALM

Default Field Mappings for ALM Defects

The table below describes the default defect mappings that can be modified for the integration between the Defects Module in ALM and the ALM - Defect Template with Quality Center Integration request type in PPM. To modify the default mappings, see Configuring Field Mappings.

Table 6-10. Default defect mappings you can modify

ALM Field Name,
Database ID,
and Field Type

PPM Field Name,
Database ID a,
and Field Type

Control

Detected on Date
BG_DETECTION_DATE
Date

Created On
CREATION_DATE
Date

PPM

Summary
BG_SUMMARY
Text (255)

Summary
DESCRIPTION
Text (200)

BIDIRECTIONAL

Severity
BG_SEVERITY
Enumeration

Severity
SEVERITY
Drop-down list

BIDIRECTIONAL

Detected By
BG_DETECTED_BY
Quality Center users list

Created by
CREATED_BY
Text (40)

QC/ALM

Priority
BG_PRIORITY
Enumeration

Defect Priority
DEFECT_PRIORITY_CODE
Drop-down list

PPM

Actual Fix Time
BG_ACTUAL_FIX_TIME
Date

Actual Fix Time (days)
ACTUAL_FIX_TIME
Date

BIDIRECTIONAL

Estimated Fix Time
BG_ESTIMATED_FIX_TIME
Number

Estimated Fix Time (days)
ESTIMATED_FIX_TIME
Numeric Text (10 digits)

BIDIRECTIONAL

Reproducible
BG_REPRODUCIBLE
Y/N

Reproducible
REPRODUCIBLE
Y/N

QC/ALM

Detected in Version
BG_DETECTION_VERSION
List

Detected in Version
DETECTION_VERSION
Text (40)

QC/ALM

Closed in Version
BG_CLOSING_VERSION
List

Closed in Version
CLOSING_VERSION
Text (40)

QC/ALM

Description
BG_DESCRIPTION
Memo

Detailed Description
DEFECT_DESCRIPTION
Text (1800)

BIDIRECTIONAL

Assigned To
RQ_USER_XX b
User list

Quality Center Assigned To User
KNTA_QC_ASSIGNED_TO

QC/ALM

Closing Date
BG_CLOSING_DATE
Date

Closed on
CLOSING_DATE
Date

QC/ALM

    a.    The listed PPM database IDs are the same as in the PPM Workbench. The exact database IDs are displayed by the integration tool.

    b.    The ALM fields with the database ID of RQ_USER_XX are user fields that are added to ALM when using the integration tool or running the script to enable a project. The value of XX is determined when the user field is added to ALM.

Default Field Mappings for ALM Requirements

The table below describes the default requirement mappings that can be modified for the integration between the Requirements Module in Quality Center and the ALM - Request for Change (RFC) request type or the ALM - Release Management request type in PPM. To modify the default mappings, see Configuring Field Mappings.

Table 6-11. Default requirement mappings you can modify

ALM Field Name,
Database ID,
and Field Type

PPM Field Name,
Database ID a,
and Field Type

Control

Name
RQ_REQ_NAME
Text (255)

RFC Summary
DESCRIPTION
Text (200)

BIDIRECTIONAL

Description
RQ_USER_XX b
Memo

RFC Description
RFC_DESCRIPTION
Text (1800)

BIDIRECTIONAL

Comments
DEV-COMMENTS
Text (255)

Effect of no change
RFC_EFFECT_NO_CHANGE
Text Area - 1800

BIDIRECTIONAL

    a.    The listed PPM database IDs are the same as in the PPM Workbench. The exact database IDs are displayed by the integration tool.

    b.    The ALM fields with the database ID of RQ_USER_XX are user fields that are added to ALM when using the integration tool to enable a project. The value of XX is determined when the user field is added to ALM.