• OSLC Linking

    Tasktop Sync includes an OSLC linking adapter which provides an OSLC linking service to repositories supported by Tasktop Sync including HP Quality Center & ALM 11, Bugzilla, Jira, TFS and others. The OSLC service can be consumed by OSLC clients like IBM RTC to allow those clients to preview tasks in the supported remote repositories.

  • Quick Start Wizard

    The Quick Start wizard gets new installations up and running quickly by providing a step-by-step process for configuring repository connections and performing a test synchronization between two existing tasks. On completion of the wizard Sync will generate a simple working configuration and introspect the repository connections to generate a schema for each repository.

  • Attribute Level Merging

    Sync can detect changes to tasks at the attribute level, thus providing the ability to merge non-conflicting changes during synchronization. For example if two synchronized tasks are updated simultaneously, but the changes on each end are made to different attributes, Sync will detect that the changes are not in conflict with each other and synchronize the two tasks by merging the changes together.

  • Improved Conflict Resolution Policies

    Sync introduces conflict resolution policies for having more control over what happens when synchronized tasks are updated simultaneously in different repositories and those changes are in conflict with one another. The "Dominates" policy ensures that changes in one repository will take precedence over changes in another, while the "No Sync" policy ensures that conflicting changes never result in data being overwritten and users are given the opportunity to resolve conflicts themselves.

  • Person Mappings

    When synchronizing data between repositories that have different sets of user accounts Sync provides the ability to map IDs between those accounts. Attributes that refer to people, such as the author attribute of a comment or the assignee attribute of a task, can now be translated automatically so the same person can have different account IDs in each repository.

  • Task Mapping Editor

    The Task Mapping editor shows an overview of the repositories being synchronized, the queries being run, and other settings. Repository settings and queries can be created and edited from here and links are provided to view the repository schema and edit attribute mappings.

  • Repository Schemas

    Tasktop Sync can introspect repository schemas from tasks. The ID, label and type of each attribute can be viewed from within the Task Mapping editor. This information can be helpful when setting up attribute mappings to see which attributes are available in the repository and which IDs can be referenced in the mappings.

  • HTML to Confluence Casters

    Casters are now available for transforming rich text between HTML and Confluence wiki markup.

  • Improved Configuration Validation

    Tasktop Sync contains both static and dynamic configuration validation giving Sync administrators the tools necessary to manage synchronization mappings between complicated repository schemas.

  • Multiple Task Mappings

    Tasktop Sync supports synchronizing multiple pairs of repositories simultaneously. For example Sync can define mappings for defects, requirements and tests that can all be handled from a single instance of Sync.

  • Distributed Installation Mode

    Tasktop Sync can be installed in distributed mode to enable failover support. When Sync is installed on multiple machines one instance serves as the active node and will synchronize tasks, while the other instances remain passive. If the active node becomes inoperable one of the passive nodes will activate and begin synchronization where the failed node left off.

  • Proxy Creation Triggers

    Proxy creation triggers allow Tasktop Sync to synchronize only the tasks that have been specifically marked by the user for synchronization. This allows for a more explicit mode of use whereby tasks can be hand picked for synchronization. This mode requires a corresponding feature to be enabled in the Tasktop Dev client that marks the tasks.