This information is for planning purposes only. The information herein is subject to change or removal without notice before the products described may become available.
The CE/CLM products were renamed in version 7.0. As the help is updated to reflect the changes, the topics might contain inconsistencies. For details on the name change, see Renaming the IBM Continuous Engineering Portfolio.

Getting started with managing lab resources

Lab managers install or coordinate the installation of software onto test lab resources, set up and maintain lab resources for the entire lab, and manage requests for lab resources. With the lab management tool, you can define and track your lab resources and manage lab-resource reservations and requests.

Lab resource management overview

Before you use the lab management tool to set up lab resources and manage resource reservations, read the following topics. The topics provide information about tool capabilities, lab management roles and users, and integrations with other tools. You can also learn how to use channels to simplify tests that involve various configurations and devices.

Lab management
Creating and managing channels

Lab resource management process

The following interactive diagram shows the major steps in the process to manage lab resources. To learn about getting started as a lab manager, click the boxes in the diagram.

A conceptual diagram
showing the work flow for lab managers. Creating and viewing lab resources Creating channels Working with lab resource reservations and requests

video icon Video channel
Software Education channel

learn icon Courses

IoT Academy
Skills Gateway

ask icon Community forums library

support icon Support

IBM Support Community
Deployment wiki