Thursday, December 8, 2011

How to Install QC 11 (Quality Center) / Application Lifecycle management (ALM) 11? Part 1 - Downloading the software

This is a general question I always get from my subscribers, why is it so difficult to install Quality center 11 aka Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). I am putting together this document on step by step installation of Quality Center 11 with the screenshots as I am installing it. Please leave a comment and share your thoughts if you feel anything is missing, I will be glad to help you with that.

Let us beging the first part of four-part series - Downloading the required files

1) Ensure that the system meets the pre-requisites for installing Quality Center 11 / Application Lifecycle management (ALM) 11 by clicking on the link. If you don’t find the page here, leave a comment I can fix it for you, HP keeps changing these pages.

2) Go to the download URL Again, if you don’t find the link here please leave a comment, I will update the correct link. HP has changed this download location for the 3rd time this year that I know of.

3) Click on dropdown that says trials and demos.

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5) Click on “New User Registration” tab if you do not have a HP passport id already. You can also read step #2 of this article to get more information on getting a HP learner id.

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6) After getting an id, use it to sign in to the portal

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7) On the next screen (Evaluation software terms of use), click on the button “I agree”

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8) Now you will have access to download section depending on the operating system choose the appropriate files. For Windows you need the below shown 2 files (Viz (194.03 MB) & Software_HP_ALM_11.00_Windows_TC096_15000.z01 (1800.00 MB) Total size = 2 GB, so these files may take some time to download depending on your internet speed

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This is the end of Part 1 - Downloading the software, please continue with How to Install QC (ALM) 11 Part 2 - Extracting the files.

Also Read,
How to integrate QC and QTP?
A sample framework for QC – QTP integration


  1. What are the prerequsites for ALM11 install. The link you posted is not working

  2. download link not available


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