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ALM Connect - MySQL Prerequisites and Setup


This article ensures that the required steps are performed prior to and during ALM Connect installation are correct for MySQL.


  1. Click here to download the MySQL connector zip file.

  2. Extract the files to a preferred location.

  3. Open the directory and copy mysql-connector-java-5.1.40-bin.jar to the root directory (e.g., c:\MySQL_Connector).

  4. Take note of the path as it will be required during setup. 

ALM Connect MySQL Setup

  1. On the MySQL setup step during installation provide the following:

    • Database Host Name (ex. localhost)

    • Database Port Number

    • Database User Name

    • Database User Password

  2. Browse to the location of the mysql-connector-java-5.1.40-bin.jar file.

  3. Click NEXT to continue the installation.