How to Download Test Data Manager

Document ID : KB000009671
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

This document will explain how to download CA Test Data Manager from CA Support Online.

Before you get started downloading the product, please read through the product release notes and installation documentation of the version you will be downloading:

If you need to see documentation for a different version of the product:

  1. Click on 'Versions' in the top, right-hand corner of the documentation page.
  2. From the dropdown list, please choose the version that you need.

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In order to download the product, you will need CA Support Online access.

  • To verified you are registered, you will see 'Basic Access' and 'CA Support' chosen on your account information page.
  • If you do not see this, it means you need to register for 'CA Support' access.
  • Here is a document with instructions on how to register for this access: https://support.ca.com/us/knowledge-base-articles.TEC1913535.html 

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Environment:
CA Test Data Manager (TDM)
Instructions:
  1. Login to CA Support Online: https://support.ca.com 

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  2. Click on the 'Download Management' link.

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  3. In the search bar, type in 'Test Data Manager' and click on the search result. 

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  4. Choose the 'Product Downloads Available' option.

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  5. In the 'Product Downloads' window, select a specific version of TDM to be taken to the download page.
  6. On the specific download page you can choose the Release and Service Pack number.

  7. Once done, click the cloud icon to start the download process.

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  8. You will be given the option to choose what download method you would like to use. The CA recommended way is using the 'Enhanced Download Manager' option. 

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  9. If you have not downloaded the product before you will be given an option to set your download preference to the Enhancement Download Manager. We recommend you click the 'Yes' option.

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  10. A 'Download Status Page' window will appear. You will be prompted to save the download file. Choose a location and click the 'Save' button.

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  11. Once downloaded you will receive a 'Download Complete' message. Click the 'OK' button in that message and the 'X' icon in any other download window.

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  12. Go to the location where you chose the zip file to be downloaded to and verify that there is a setup executable. 

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  13. To install TDM, please follow the instructions in the documentation: https://docops.ca.com/ca-test-data-manager/4-4/en/installing 

  14. To license TDM, please follow the instructions in the documetation: https://docops.ca.com/ca-test-data-manager/4-4/en/installing/install-ca-test-data-manager/request-and-apply-licenses 
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