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HP ALM REST API - Get ALM Projects

Tutorial on how to get projects from HP ALM using REST API. Includes the browser method, VB and C# functions to get domains. Learn more @aneejian

Tutorial on how to get projects from HP ALM using REST API. Includes the browser method, VB and C# functions to get domains

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Web Browser Method

  1. Open your favorite browser.
  2. Enter HP ALM REST API url: http://youralmserver:port/qcbin/api/authentication/sign-in
  3. Enter you ALM User Name and Password in the prompt that you get on navigating to the above url.
  4. Once successful authentication has occurred you will get a blank page.
  5. Now enter the url to get domains in the same browser window: http://youralmserver:port/qcbin/api/domains/domainName/projects (domainName is the name of the domain whose projects you want to view. Domain name is case sensitive. Use the name as displayed in ALM.)
  6. Once you enter this url and press enter you will get the list of projects you have access to under the domian in xml format.
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  • For ALM Versions prior to 12.53
    In urls, replace api with rest
    e.g. http://youralmserver:port/qcbin/rest/domains/domainName/projects

    Refer HP ALM REST API - Authentication for details on how to sign-in in older versions of ALM.

    Sample Output

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes" ?> 
    <Projects>
     <Project UID="172a-321-543-1" Name="Project1" /> 
     <Project UID="172a-321-543-2" Name="Project2" /> 
     <Project UID="172a-321-543-3" Name="Project3" /> 
     <Project UID="172a-321-543-4" Name="Project4" /> 
     <Project UID="172a-321-543-5" Name="Project5" /> 
    </Projects>

    Code Method

    Inputs Required
    Prameter Example / Comments
    HP ALM Base URL http://youralmurl:port/qcbin
    HP ALM Domain Name

    Enter the name of the domain from which you want the list of projects.

    Refer HP ALM REST API - Get ALM Domains for details on how to get domains from ALM.

    Authentication CookieContainer

    Pass the authentication cookiecontainer obtained while you authenticated.

    Refer HP ALM REST API - Authentication for details.

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    VB Code to get ALM Projects

    Private Function GetProjects(almBaseUrl As String, domainName As String, authenticationCookieContainer As CookieContainer) As IEnumerable(Of String)
     Dim projectList = New List(Of String)()
     Dim projectRestApiUrl = $"{almBaseUrl}/api/domains/{domainName}/projects"
     Dim projectRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(projectRestApiUrl), HttpWebRequest)
     projectRequest.CookieContainer = authenticationCookieContainer
     Dim projectRequestResponse = projectRequest.GetResponse()
     Dim projectRequestResponseStream = projectRequestResponse.GetResponseStream()
     If projectRequestResponseStream Is Nothing Then
      Return projectList
     End If
     Using responseReader = New StreamReader(projectRequestResponseStream)
      Dim responseString = responseReader.ReadToEnd()
      Dim responseXml = XElement.Parse(responseString)
      Dim projectQuery = From project In responseXml.Elements() Select New With {.projectName = project.Attribute("Name").Value}
      projectList.AddRange(projectQuery.[Select](Function(project) project.projectName))
     End Using
     Return projectList
    End Function

    Usage

    Dim almProjects = GetProjects("http://youralmurl:port/qcbin", "Domain1", AuthenticationCookieContainer)
    Console.WriteLine(almProjects.Aggregate(Function(a, b) a + vbLf + b))

    C# Code to get ALM Projects

    private static IEnumerable GetProjects(string almBaseUrl, string domainName, CookieContainer authenticationCookieContainer)
    {
     var projectList = new List();
     var projectRestApiUrl = $"{almBaseUrl}/api/domains/{domainName}/projects";
     var projectRequest = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(projectRestApiUrl);
     projectRequest.CookieContainer = authenticationCookieContainer;
     var projectRequestResponse = projectRequest.GetResponse();
     var projectRequestResponseStream = projectRequestResponse.GetResponseStream();
     if (projectRequestResponseStream == null) return projectList;
     using (var responseReader = new StreamReader(projectRequestResponseStream))
     {
      var responseString = responseReader.ReadToEnd();
      var responseXml = XElement.Parse(responseString);
      var projectQuery = from project in responseXml.Elements()
             select new { projectName = project.Attribute("Name").Value };
      projectList.AddRange(projectQuery.Select(project => project.projectName));
     }
     return projectList;
    }

    Usage

    var almProjects = GetProjects("http://youralmurl:port/qcbin", "Domain1", authenticationCookieContainer);
    Console.WriteLine(almProjects.Aggregate((a, b) => a + "\n" + b));

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  • For ALM Versions prior to 12.53
    In the code replace /api/domains with /rest/domains

    Sample Output

    Project1
    Project2
    Project3
    Project4
    Project5
    

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