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This document provides system requirements and installation instructions for VERA on Micro Focus ALM.

Definitions

The following terms are used throughout this document:

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Definition

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ALM

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See 'Application Lifecycle Management'

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approval policy

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A collection of business rules establishing approval routes for electronic records.

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Micro Focus

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Formerly Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software, the manufacturer of the Application Lifecycle Management software.

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ALM

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See Application Lifecycle Management'

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Application Lifecycle Management

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An enterprise application manufactured by Micro Focus that provides test management, requirements management, and defect management capabilities for information technology and software development organizations.

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notification policy

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A collection of business rules establishing email notification for approval tasks and approval routes.

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records management policy

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A collection of business rules establishing workflows for electronic records.

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staging project

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Project used to create VERA projects in ALM Quality Center Edition

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template

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See 'template project'

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template project

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A software component of ALM that is used to apply a common set of project customizations to other projects as a part of cross project customization.

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Tx3 VERA

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An enterprise application manufactured by Tx3 Services, LLC that specializes in enforcing shared business policies pertaining to the control of electronic records across multiple systems.

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VERA

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See 'Tx3 VERA'

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VERA application

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See 'Tx3 VERA'

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VERA Records Management Policy

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See 'records management policy'

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VERA Server

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A central application where users can define business policies and configure those policies to be enforced across multiple information systems

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VERA system adapter

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See 'system adapter'

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VERA Windows Client

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Overview


VERA is deployed as a Project Template extending ALM core functionality to enable test management in a controlled, validated environment. VERA implements electronic signatures, customer-defined procedures, and business rules via ALM's scripting and programming capabilities.
VERA for Micro Focus ALM has three components:

  • VERA Client - The VERA windows is a locally installed application comprised of a collection of Microsoft .NET library files (.dll).
  • VERA ALM Template – ALM Template Project export (QCP File)
  • VERA Policy files – JSON files containing configurable business rules. The JSON files are attached to the Requirements folder (root requirement) in the Requirements module
    1. Approval Policy
    2. Notification Policy
    3. Records Management Policy

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Document ID: Tx3.1022.GUI.004
Document Version: 08
Date Issued: 29 APR 2020