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HP ALM/Quality Center v12.x Site Administration

Details for this course such as pricing and location are to be negotiated. Please contact us if interested.

Course Description:


This course covers the tasks performed by site administrators to set up and configure ALM/Quality Center and on the functionality available in the Site Administrator area.


Also include are the tasks that are performed by project managers and testing leads to setup the ALM/Quality Center Project before users have access. The course focuses on the creating, planning and customization of projects so that they can better suit individual company needs.




2 day



Approximately 70% of the class is devoted to lab exercises


Intended Audience

Quality assurance engineers, Project Owners, Power Users



Knowledge of ALM/Quality Center will be helpful.


Course Outline


Site Administration


Project Management

  • Adding a Domain
  • Adding a Project
  • Project Extensions

User Management

  • Adding Users
  • Assigning users to projects
  • Define Site Administrators

Site Connections

  • User Notifications
  • Disconnect users


  • View License Information
  • Update License
  • License Assignments





  • Modify Logging settings
  • Modify logging levels

DB Servers

  • Define Admin username and passwords
  • Define ALM/Quality Center username

Site Configuration

  • Important Parameters
  • Adding ‘other’ parameters

Site Analysis

  • License usage
  • QC Sense

Project Planning and Tracking

  • License usage
  • ALM/Quality Center Sense






Project Customization


User Properties

  • Modify current users properties

Project Users

  • Associate users with the project
  • Add new users


  • View properties of existing Groups
  • Add or Modify Groups
  • Add/Remove Users to Group

Module Access

  • Determining Module Access

Project Entities

  • Modifying System Fields
  • Adding User Fields
  • Field Types

Requirement Types

  • Modify existing types
  • Create New Requirement types

Risk Based Quality Management

  • Setup Business Criticality criterion
  • Setup failure probability
  • Setup risk constants


Project Lists

  • Define Project lists
  • Modify List Values


  • Setup automail trigger definitions

Alert Rules

  • Select alert rules


  • Using workflow wizards

Cross Project Customization

  • Customize fields and lists across projects

Project Planning and Tracking

  • Define thresholds for KPIs
  • Create new KPIs

HP Sprinter

  • Enabling HP Sprinter
  • Customizing HP Sprinter

Project Report Templates

  • Changing template details
  • Creating new templates

Customizing Business Views

  • Using DQL to create custom queries