Interoperability between a TestArchitect project and
HP Quality Center requires that the TestArchitect repository server hosting the project have the HP
ALM Connectivity Add-in installed.
your systems administrator if you are not certain whether the machine hosting your TestArchitect
repository already has the HP ALM Connectivity
Add-in installed. If it does not, and you are authorized to install to that machine, or the
repository resides on your local machine, carry out the instructions that follow.
Note: Be sure to
install the correct HP ALM Connectivity Add-in for the version of Quality Center that you are interfacing with. Upgrades of Quality Center should be accompanied by a reinstallation of the add-in on any
Note: The HP ALM Connectivity Add-in is provided and supported by HP. Please note that the
following instructions for locating and installing the add-in are offered for your convenience.
They specifically apply to Quality Center version 12.00, and are not guaranteed to be accurate
for other versions of Quality Center. For definitive guidance, please refer to the instructions
provided by HP, available with your product.
In a browser supported by your version of Quality Center, navigate to
the URL of the Quality Center server in your organization.
The HP Quality Center
server supports a limited number of browsers. Specifically, versions 11 and 12 of Quality Center
support Internet Explorer versions 8 thru 10. To
ensure that you have the most recent information on Quality Center
support for browsers, operating systems, hardware, etc., please refer to HP's system requirement guide
. (Note that Quality Center
limitations on browser clients have no bearing on
which browsers may be used as target platforms for TestArchitect
Click the Tools link.
In the Application Lifecycle Management - Tools window, click
HP ALM Connectivity.
In the next window, click Download HP ALM Connectivity.
When offered the option to either run or save the file, choose Save
or Save As, and save the file, TDConnect.exe, to a
location of your choice.
Navigate to the directory containing the downloaded file
After a few seconds, a confirmation should appear indicating that installation is
- If your repository exists on your own computer, double click the file to run
- If the repository exists on another computer, transfer the file to it, and run it from