Installation Overview

You must install each of the systems included in Serena Development Manager.

The installation script for Serena Development Manager guides you through the installation, from pre-installation requirements to post-installation configuration. The steps in the installation are as follows:

  1. Install Serena License Manager, which manages the licenses for Serena Development Control and Serena Dimensions CM.

  2. Install Serena Business Manager, which is the platform on which Serena Development Control runs.

  3. Install Serena Development Control, which enables you to plan and control your development changes. This also installs the Serena Connect for HP Quality Center, which enables you to optionally use HP Quality Center.

  4. Install Dimensions CM, which enables you to control your source code and development packages.

  5. Optionally, if you wish to use HP Quality Center:

    1. If not already installed, install HP Quality Center, which enables you to track defects and monitor quality testing.

    2. Download and install the Quality Center modules on the SBM Server. For details, see Installing and Registering Quality Center Modules in the Development Manager Connector for HP Quality Center / ALM Implementation Guide 

  6. Optionally, if you want to use the Serena Dashboard for reporting purposes, install the components for the Serena Dashboard. For details see the ALM Dashboard Installation and Configuration Guide.