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Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Build Utility



IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Build Utility

Download Description

You can use Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Build Utility to automate the process of building applications created from the Rational Application Developer product. The inputs into the build utility are projects developed using Rational Application Developer, and the output is the code compiled and packaged into JAR, WAR and EAR files. The build utility is an optional, stand-alone utility and is separately installed.


You need up to 2.2 GB of disk space to install the update. To download and extract the compressed installation files, you need up to an additional 3.7 GB of disk space.

For additional installation prerequisites, see the topic "Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software build utility" in the information center for Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

Installation Instructions

For installation instructions, see the topic "Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software build utility" in the information center for Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

Download Package

Download the build utility files required for your platform from Fix Central by following the link further below. You can download the fix pack from Fix Central using either Download Director or HTTP.

  1. Click the link to Fix Central.
  2. Under fix pack: (IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Version, click Show contained fixes.
  3. Ensure that you select (Rational Build Utility Offering version
  4. Note: If your download option is set to Download Director, then if you click Download Now you will download installation files for both the z/OS operating system and for Microsoft Windows or Linux.

To download installation files for individual platforms:
  1. Change your download method to FTP or HTTP:
  2. Click Change download options.
  3. Select either Download using your browser (HTTP) or Download using bulk FTP and then click Continue.
  4. Click the build utility update files for your platform to download them. The files are:
Operating system
File names
Microsoft Windows

Change History

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Technical Support

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  • Visit the IBM Support Portal to configure your support portal experience and review FAQs, lists of known problems, fixes, and a wealth of important support information.

  • Visit developerWorks to access an online collection of tutorials, sample code, standards, forums and other resources provided by experts at IBM to assist software developers using Rational tools including access to the IBM RFE Community.

  • Visit the Jazz Community if you use a Rational product created using the Jazz platform to interact directly with the Jazz development team and other community members, download product trials and betas and track developement progress.

Helpful Hints For Obtaining Technical Assistance:

Before you contact IBM Rational Software Support, gather the background information that you need to describe the problem. When you describe a problem to an IBM software support specialist, be as specific as possible and include all relevant background information so that the specialist can help you solve the problem efficiently. To save time, know the answers to these questions:

  • What software versions were you running when the problem occurred?

  • Do you have logs, traces, or messages that are related to the problem?

  • Can you reproduce the problem? If so, what steps do you take to reproduce it?

  • Is there a workaround for the problem? If so, be prepared to describe the workaround.

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 July 2018