Initialize the publish services

IBM® Engineering Requirements Management DOORS® Next (DOORS Next) have multiple reports. Each of the reports has an Engineering Document Generation (.dta) report design file. The design files need to be initialized to store them into the database. Each time when you upgrade to a newer version, you need to run the publish initialize services.


  1. Log in to the server administration page of your web client, for example: https://<host-name>:<port number>/rm/admin.
  2. On the Administration menu admin_publish_service, click Manage Server Administration.
  3. In the top navigation pane, click Debug.
  4. In the left pane, under Services and click Publish Services.
  5. On the Publish Service Actions page, click Initialize Service.
    Initialize the Publish Services