System Requirements

Windows operating system support
  • Windows 7 SP1, 8.1 (32/64-bit), 10 (32/64-bit) (Execution Server)
  • Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mobile device testing
  • Android 4.4, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
  • iOS 9.3, 10.x, 11.x
Linux operating system support (Execution Server)
  • Ubuntu
  • Red Hat Enterprise
  • Linux
  • Debian
  • SUSE Linux®
Web server support
  • IIS 8 (32/64-bit), 10 (32/64-bit)
Web browser support
  • Internet Explorer 10 or later (no compatibility mode)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
Java support
  • Java Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.6 or later
Database management system support
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP3, 2014 SP2, 2016, 2017
  • Oracle 11g (11.2.0.4), 12c (12.1.0.2) (Oracle RAC Not Supported)
Integrated Micro Focus software support
  • AccuRev® 6.2
  • Caliber® 11.4, 11.5
  • Mobile Center 2.51 or later
  • Silk Performer® 19.0
  • Silk Test® 19.0
  • StarTeam® 15.x, 16.x
  • Silk TestPartner 6.3
  • Unified Functional Testing (UFT) 14.0
Integrated third-party software
  • Apache Commons Virtual File System (VFS)
  • Amazon and Azure Cloud execution
  • Atlassian JIRA 6, 7
  • Bugzilla 4.4.12, 5.0.3
  • CA Agile Central
  • Git 2.14.2
  • IBM Rational ClearQuest 8.0
  • IBM Rational DOORS 9.5, 9.6
  • IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0
  • JUnit 4.x, 5.x
  • Microsoft Office Excel (.xlsx) for importing tests and requirements
  • Microsoft Office Word (.doc, .docx) for importing requirements
  • Microsoft Visual Studio/Visual Studio Test Agent 2012, 2013, 2015
  • NUnit 2.6.4, 3.4.1
  • SAP Solution Manager 7.1, 7.2
  • Subversion 1.9
  • Team Foundation Server 2013, 2015, 2017
  • VersionOne Enterprise Edition
  • VMware vCloud Director 5.5
PRODUCT INTEGRATION
Silk Mobile

Gain full execution control and insight into your mobile functional automation. Silk Mobile’s advanced scripting enables you to export ready scripts into Silk Central® to control your execution while providing full traceability from execution through to your business requirements.

Silk Performer

Manage performance testing from Silk Central. Gain insight into performance metrics as you execute with detailed reporting and full traceability back through to your business requirements.

StarTeam

Integrate with StarTeam to gain advanced defect management capabilities tying your defects to your tests. StarTeam provides strong customizable workflow management throughout the lifecycle of your defects. Additionally, your defects can be linked directly back to your source code managed by StarTeam.

Silk Test

Gain full execution control and insight into your functional automation. Detailed reports show all actions performed and visual TrueLog reporting provides screenshots throughout the execution.

Silk Central Connect

Improve your ROI with fast, efficient cross browser configuration testing. Execute a single script across multiple browsers. Gain detailed reporting and full visual insight into the progress across executions.

Caliber

Jump-start your testing with Silk Central and Caliber. Gain full visibility and traceability, from requirements through to test with automatic generation of manual test scripts directly from business scenarios.

Silk Central Open API

Extend the openness of Silk Central, beyond the out-of-the-box plug-ins provided, to supporting custom integrations developed through the Open API. This can be done either directly by the customer using the fully documented API or through consultancy engagement with services.

HP Unified Functional Tester (UFT)

Execute UFT tests from within Silk Central and benefit from result analysis and result trend information against time/build.

NUnit

Support your unit testing with the ability to run your NUnit tests in Silk Central. Gain traceability from test through to business requirements.

MSTest

Support your unit testing with the ability to run your MSTest scripts in Silk Central. Gain traceability from test back through to business requirements.

.Net Explorer Tests

Support your unit testing with the ability to run your .NET explorer tests directly in Silk Central and gain traceability from test though to business requirements.

JUnit

Develop your unit tests in a familiar environment. JUnit integration enables Silk Central to control the execution of your automated scripts, gaining full visibility through to business requirements.

Hudson

Integrate Silk Central with Hudson to support your continuous integration testing (CIT). This enables you to execute definitions at the point of check-in and validation of your nightly build. Gain insight into the build status of tests executed in Silk Central.

Jenkins

Integrate Silk Central with Jenkins to support your continuous integration testing (CIT). This enables you to execute definitions at the point of check-in and validation of your nightly build. Gain insight into the build status of tests executed in Silk Central.

IBM Rational ClearQuest

Quickly create defects in the defect tool against execution results in Silk Central. View real-time information for defect status, traceability across test assets, and supporting links to results files and attachments.

Atlassian Jira

Quickly create defects in the defect tool against execution results in Silk Central. View real-time information for defect status, traceability across test assets, and supporting links to results files and attachments.

Bugzilla

Quickly create defects in the defect tool against execution results in Silk Central. View real-time information for defect status, traceability across test assets, and supporting links to results files and attachments.

Microsoft Excel

Consolidate all your business needs from different teams in Silk Central and gain insight into quality through traceability, from requirements to tests. Import requirements and manual tests directly from MS Excel, so you can link them to a single project to aid the decision making process.

Atlassian Jira Agile

Integrate your agile requirements with Atlassian Jira directly with Silk Central. Synchronize your requirements and gain visibility. Change flagging or new, updated, and deleted requirements. View all key properties of requirements directly in Silk Central.

Microsoft Word

Consolidate all your business needs from different teams in Silk Central. Import requirements and manual tests from MS Word. Gain insight into quality through traceability, from requirement to test.

IBM Rational RequisitePro

Integrate your requirements with RequisitePro directly in Silk Central. Synchronize your requirements and gain visibility. Change flagging or new, updated, and deleted requirements. View all key properties of requirements directly in Silk Central for full traceability of your tests.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)

Quickly create defects in the defect tool against execution results in Silk Central. View real-time information for defect status, traceability across test assets, and supporting links to results files and attachments.

Deployment Automation

Deployment Automation streamlines development deployments and releases into production through process automation, orchestrating complex deployments across a range of enterprise environments. Drive quality into all stages of deployment with Silk Central integration.

Release Control

Release Control manages the application release lifecycle from development, through deployment, and into production. Use Silk Central integration to ensure validation at all stages of the process, with full traceability of test execution.

Solution Business Manager

Solution Business Manager orchestrates and automates workflows, providing transparency across the software development life cycle, IT operations, and business processes. Silk Central integration with provides issue and defect tracking within the Solution Business Manager environment.

Sauce Labs

Sauce Labs is the world’s largest automated mobile testing cloud for web and mobile apps. Silk Central integrates with leading cloud-based test platform, Sauce Labs (integration requires an active Sauce Labs account). Run automated and manual test against a range of environments, choosing from hundreds of device options.

Micro Focus Connect

Micro Focus Connect provides Enterprise IT with the ability to consolidate multiple sets of disparate tools to reduce complexity, while also maintaining integrations with legacy systems from the same central repository.

Atlas

Micro Focus Atlas simplifies requirements capture, management, and tracking so teams can respond with agility to shifting business priorities and customer expectations. Integrate Atlas with Silk Central through Micro Focus Connect and the Silk Central Connector.

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