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Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 8 (8.0.1.8) for 8.0.1

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Abstract

IBM Rational ClearQuest 8.0.1.8 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.0.1 including all predecessor fix packs.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description

The Change history section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.

The How critical is this fix section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.

The Prerequisites section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.

The Download package section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.

The Installation instructions section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.

The Known side effects section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release. Please review this section before upgrading to this release.

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Click to review the detailed system requirements information for a complete list of hardware requirements, supported operating systems, prerequisites and optional supported software, with component-level details and operating system restrictions.

IBM Knowledge Center provides an entry point to product documentation. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product.

Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.

Find technical developer content and resources.



Technote 1450027 describes behavioral differences in ClearQuest releases (including all Fix Packs) between 7.1.1 and the current release.


TestFixes included and excluded in this Fixpack

Technote 1574727 lists TestFixes that are included in this release, as well as those that have not been incorporated into this release.

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Downloads available for

Operating Systems:

  • AIX® - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (aix4_power)
  • Linux - RedHat® and SUSE® - - - - - - - - - (linux_x86)
  • Solaris® - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (sun5)
  • Windows® - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (win)


Note: For Linux running on x86, AMD64 or EM64T select the linux_x86 download.

Descriptions of the resolved defects are included in the readme files associated with each patch download.

Each patch contains the cumulative fixes of its predecessor. All other patches referenced in this document are obsolete.


Prerequisites


Prerequisites are: Installation Manager 1.7.4.2 or later; Rational ClearQuest Version 8.0.1 or 8.0.1.1 or 8.0.1.2 or 8.0.1.3 or 8.0.1.4 or 8.0.1.5 or 8.0.1.6 or 8.0.1.7

Installation Instructions


You must install this update using the Updates Packages wizard in IBM Installation Manager. For information on installing updates, see the topic 'Installing Updates' in the IBM Installation Manager Information Center at http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSDV2W_1.7.3/com.ibm.cic.agent.ui.doc/topics/t_install_updates.html.


Refer to technote 1380386 for detailed installation instructions.

If you plan to use Installation Manager on Solaris, Linux, or AIX in GUI mode, refer to technote 1330190 for more information.

  • By default, the update is installed from the IBM update repository located on a remote server.

  • It is also possible to download the update and install it locally.


    1. Download the repository from the Download Package table below.


    2. Extract files to a temporary directory. In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the temporary directory location to the list of repositories.


    3. Use the Update Packages wizard in the Installation Manager to complete the update.


If you to plan to use WebSphere Application Server v8.0 with IBM Rational ClearCase, IBM Rational ClearQuest or IBM Rational RequisitePro, read technote 1569987 before installing the products.

Note: Descriptions of resolved defects are included in the ux_readme and windows_readme files in the Download package table. The readme files are also included in each patch bundle; therefore, you need not download the readme separately when downloading the patch.


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Problems (APARS) fixed
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Document Information

Modified date:
20 July 2018

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