Key Features of Quality Center: Following features render Quality Center as a most versatile test management tool.

1) Maintains a Common Repository 2) Offers Automatic Traceability Matrix 3) Excellent Bug Tracking facility 4) Offers Automatic Reports and Graphs generator How to use the Quality Center: Broadly we can bifurcate our process of using Quality Center into following four Modules or phases. 1) Requirements Module 2) Test Planning Module 3) Test Execution Module 4) Defects Management Module

Q: What are the prerequisites to connect QTP with QC?
A: 1. Check Allow other Mercury products to run tests and components present under Tools > Options > Run in QTP 2. If you are running the tests on the same computer where you have QC client installed, then you will need: 1. QTP Connectivity Add-In 2. QTP Add-in 3. If you are running the tests on the different computer than where you have QC client installed, then you will need: 1. QTP Add-in where QC client is installed. 2. QTP Add-in and QC connectivity Add-in where QTP is installed. 4. QC connectivity can be found at QC server URL > „Add-Ins Page‟ link > „QC Connectivity‟ link > „Download Add-in‟ 5. QTP Add-in can be found at QC server URL > „Add-Ins Page‟ link > „More QC Add-ins‟ link > Download and install QTP Add-in according to its version.

Q: How can we connect QC with QTP usingAutomation Object Model (AOM)?
A: Use TDConnection Object. Example: „ Create the QuickTest Professional application object. Set qtqcApp = CreateObject(“QuickTest.Application”)qtqcApp.Launch „Launch QTP qtqcApp.Visible = True „Make it visible „Connect to Quality Center

QCConnection under QTP Help > Quick Test Object Model Reference > Utility Objects> QCUtil Object. ReconnectToServer=0 Q: How can we access Quality Center Open Test Architecture (OTA) using AOM? A: Using QCUtil object (AKA TDUtil for QTP 6. <Password>. Q: What if QTP tries to connect with QC automatically but QC login credentials had changed? A: Change the following properties from 1 to 0. “welcome”. They are present in mic. “FR”. <UserName>. Value is True for encrypted and FALSE for normal> qtqcApp.ini file under QTP installation generally found under C:\Program Files\Mercury Interactive\QuickTest Professional\bin 1. LoginAutomatically=0 2. IsConnected.Connect <QC Server path>. “Flights”. Q: Where can we find all methods and properties present under TDConnection Object? . <Domain name that contains QC project>. Current Testset. You can find details of all associated properties like CurrentRun. „ <Whether „password is entered in encrypted or normal.„qtqcApp. Check the box markedReconnect to server on start-up. False Q: How can we automatically connect QTP with QC on start up? A: Go to File > Quality Center Connection. ReconnectToDB=0 3. TestRun. „<Project Name in QC you want to connect to>.TDConnection.TDConnection.5 and backwards).Connect “http://QualityCenterServer/tdbin”. “learnqtp”. CurrentTestSetTest.

0 integrates with QTP 8. open the test using AOM and save it to QC.2 SP2.SaveAs “[QualityCenter] Subject\FolderName\QTPTScript” Q: Which version of QTP is compatible with which version of Quality Center? A: QC 9.1 and QTP 9. Q: I am a beginner to Quality Center.Open “C:\Temp\Project\QTPTestScript1″.A: Refer QTP Help > QTP Advanced References > QuickTest Automation > TDConnection Object. True „ Get the Test object Set qtqcTest = qtqcApp.2. To check the compatibility of your QTP version. use „Test Run Scheduler‟ utility that comes with QC.Test „ Use the SaveAs method to upload the test to Quality Center qtqcApp.0.0 provides you the version control feature under the name of Quality Center Version Control present under File Menu. QTP 8.2 and above. Q: Can we schedule a test run from Quality Center? A: Yes. QTP 9. . Q: How can we upload QTP scripts to QC using AOM? A: Once connected to Quality Center. Example: qtqcApp. Use . QTP 9.2 SP1. Check this site on Quality Center. Is there any help available? A: Yes. QTP 10.Test. only with QC 9.NET Add-in. Earlier versions of QTP can work with 3rd party version control tools. check out the ReadMe that comes pre-installed with QTP Q: Can we record Quality Center operations with QTP? A: Yes. Q: Is there version control in QC with QTP? A: Yes. It has many step-by-step articles to Learn Quality Center.

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