Get Started with Sprinter

The following steps describe the general prerequisites to using Sprinter with ALM, and how to start using Sprinter.

Tip: Throughout this guide, descriptions of features that are available only in Power Mode are identified by the Power Mode icon.

This task includes the following steps:

  1. Prerequisites

    • Sprinter functionality is available with:

      • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

      • ALM Octane
      • Mobile Center
      • UFT
    • You must have the following permissions in Application Lifecycle Management to run ALM tests in Sprinter:

    • Permission

      Permission Level

      Test Lab > Results

      Create, update, and delete

      Test Lab > Run

      Create and update

    • To save your user information to Application Lifecycle Management you need the following additional permissions:

    • Permission

      Permission Level

      Resources > Resource

      Create, update, and delete

      Resources > Resource folder

      Create and update

    • To edit ALM test steps, you need the following additional permissions:

    • Permission

      Permission Level

      Test Plan > Design Step

      Create, update, and delete

    • To create new ALM manual tests, you need the following additional permissions:

    • Permission

      Permission Level

      Test Plan > Test

      Create, update, and delete

      Test Plan > Test Folder

      Create, update, and delete

      Test Plan > Test Parameters

      Create, update, and delete

  2. Connect to Application Lifecycle Management

    If you are going to run an Application Lifecycle Management test, report defects to Application Lifecycle Management, or if you want your configurations and settings to be saved for your Application Lifecycle Management user, you need to connect to an Application Lifecycle Management project.

  3. Create and edit a test or component

    For details, see Author a Test or Component.

  4. Run a test or test set

    For details, see Run a Manual Test in Sprinter.