January 20, 2021


QVscribe for Polarion User Set up

All QVscribe for Polarion users will need the following to setup QVscribe: Download files for the QVscribe Browser extension The QVscribe Teams Server hostname/IP Their username and password *Note: this not needed if you are using Active Directory for licensing Below outlines all the steps they will need to take…

All QVscribe for Polarion users will need the following to setup QVscribe:

  1. Download files for the QVscribe Browser extension
  2. The QVscribe Teams Server hostname/IP
  3. Their username and password *Note: this not needed if you are using Active Directory for licensing

Below outlines all the steps they will need to take to setup QVscribe for Polarion:

QVscribe Installation Process

Installing QVscribe for Chrome

Step 1: Run the QVscribe installer

Step 2: Open Google Chrome and type chrome://extensions in your address bar.

Step 3: Enable the Developer Mode present on the top right corner of the window.

Step 4: Select Load-Unpacked

Step 5: Select folder (%appdata%\QRA Consulting Inc\QVscribe\chrome\extension) in your Google Chrome. The QVscribe icon will show up on the top-right corner in the extension bar.

Step 6. Disable the Developer Mode.

Step 7: Click on the QVscribe 4.0 icon and check the status of the analyzer. If the analyzer is offline, click “Start up Analyzer and Log into Server”.

Step 8: Enter your QVscribe Server IP or Hostname and then click Connect to your QVscribe Team Server. Note: This should be provided to you by your QVscribe Admin.

Step 9: Pick your identity provider. This information will be provided by your QTS Admin as well. If you are connecting via QTS User Directory, you should have been provided a username and password.

Alternatively, if you are connecting via Active Directory, you will automatically connect via your computer login credentials.

Installing QVscribe for Edge

Step 1: Run the installer (QVscribeForChrome)

Step 2: Open Microsoft Edge and type edge://extensions in your address bar. You can also access your extensions by clicking on the ellipsis icon on the top right corner of your Edge browser.  Click on Extensions.


Step 3: Enable the Developer Mode present on the bottom left corner of the window.

Step 4: Select Load-Unpacked

Step 5: Select folder (%appdata\%QRA Consulting Inc\Qvscribe\chrome\extension) in the folder bar at the bottom of the window that opens.


Step 6: Disable the Developer Mode.

Step 7: After installing the QVscribe Browser Extension, you should see the QVscribe icon in the upper right next to the address bar in Microsoft Edge

If the analyzer is offline click ’Start Up Analyzer and Log into Server’.

Step 8: Enter your QVscribe for Teams Server IP or Hostname and then click. Connect to your QVscribe Teams Server.

Note: This should be provided to you by the QVscribe Admin.

Step 9: Pick your identity provider. This information will be provided by your QTS Admin as well. If you are connecting via QTS User Directory, you should have a username and password.

Alternatively, if you are set up to connect via Active Directory, you will automatically connect via your computer login credentials.

Connecting by QTS User Directory (Username and Password)

Choose QTS User Directory and click continue.  This will bring you to a page to enter your QVscribe credentials provided to you by your QTS Admin.

Once you have connected you by username and password, you should see the following message.

Connecting by Active Directory

Once you have been connected by your AD, you will receive the following message.

QVscribe 4.0 service running

The Browser extension requires the underlying QVS Analyzer service to be running

Step 1: Make sure you are logged into Polarion

Step 2: Open the  Browser extension in Chrome

 

Step 3: QVS Analyzer status should indicate online, if not, press “Start QVS Analyzer” and follow Steps 7-9 above


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