Here’s a closer look at what Service Pack 1 offers.
16.0 Features Completion
- ALM Test Management Jira Plugin now supports Jira Cloud. So you can enjoy the ALM-Jira integration even after Atlassian ends support for Jira Server in 2024. Get it from Atlassian Marketplace, and check the video on how to use.
- Web-based site administration now supports both SaaS and on premises. The tech preview for on premises has ended.
New Client Features
- Windows Installer for ALM Client Launcher is available for better management. The installer allows IT department to distribute ALM Client Launcher to all end-user environments. You can also install ALM Client Launcher from command line, enabling automatic deployment using scripts. Alternatively, your organization can let each individual user install it without administrator privilege. Check ALM/Quality Center Clients FAQ on how to download the Windows Installer.
Figure 1. ALM Client Launcher Windows installer
- A modern Web Runner user interface makes it easier to work on tests and defects.
Figure 2. Web Runner user interface change
Reporting and Analytics
The Planned vs Actual graph now includes historical run results. In addition to checking test execution progress, you can now analyse testing workload.
- OTA API and Site Administration COM API now support 64-bit.
- Show/Hide Password button appears on the login screen.
- You can now capture execution user of test steps for auditing purposes.
New Supported Environments
- Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn as ALM server database.
- Microsoft Windows 11 as client environment.
- Google Cloud is now a certified environment for installing and running ALM/Quality Center.
Get Service Pack 1 Today
We added these features and enhancements to make your experience with ALM/Quality Center even better.
So act now! You won’t want to miss Service Pack 1.
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