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Rational Performance Tester, Version



This document describes how to download and install fix pack for IBM Rational Performance Tester, Version 8.2 on Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems.

Download Description

Known problems
Known problems are documented in the form of individual technotes in the Support knowledge base at As problems are discovered and resolved, the knowledge base is updated. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems.

The following links open customized queries of the live Support knowledge base:

Additional resources
IBM Rational Performance Tester Information Center
IBM Rational Performance Tester Roadmap

Fixed APARs contained in this release
PM37476 java.lang.RuntimeException error when trying to get French Windows 2008 resource counters from French OS
PM43543 Stubs logging remove white space into terminal Xml nodes.
PM43626 Names for WSDL and WSD files imported by URL are not correct when the query is complex.
PM45811 RPT not setting cookie like IE when "secure" is supplied twice in Set-Cookie
PM46104 ITCAMfRT Siebel transactions reported incorrectly with RPT and later
PM47027 Application hangs at specific point when recording in RPT with IE8
PM47709 SiebelSubstituter no longer works in 8.2.0.x

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Installation Instructions

IBM Rational Performance Tester, Version 8.2 must already be installed.

Automatic Update
Install the Rational Performance Tester update using the Update wizard in IBM Installation Manager.

  1. Start the IBM Installation Manager.
  2. Click Update.

Manual Update
You can also download the update and install it locally.

  1. Download the Rational Performance Tester update .zip files. See the following Download package table for the URL.
  2. Extract the files to a temporary directory with a directory structure resembling this example:
    • rpt_update\disk1

    The base directory must be named disk1.

  3. Start IBM Installation Manager.
  4. Click File > Preferences.
  5. Click Add Repository.
  6. Specify the directory where disk1 is located, according to the following example:


  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Apply.
  9. Click OK to close the Preferences window.
  10. From the main Installation Manager window, click Update.

Rational Team Concert 3.0
Rational Team Concert 3.0 is available for installation with Rational Performance Tester For more information, see Performance and service testing with Rational Team Concert.

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Technical Support

<p>Visit the <a href="… Support Portal</a> for technical support.<BR><br>
The Passport Advantage Online Help <b><a
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If you are unable to download the 8.2 release, contact the <b><a
href="… Advantage help desk</a></b>.
<b>Rational software support</b>
Links to specific product support pages plus general topics such as downloads and product documentation are available from the <A href="">IBM Rational software support main page</A>.
Discuss your version experience with the IBM professional community by searching an "Overall product forum."
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<TD><B>Overall Product Forum</B></TD>
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Problems (APARS) fixed

Document Information

Modified date:
07 May 2019