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Rational Publishing Engine 1.1.2



IBM Rational Publishing Engine 1.1.2 has been made generally available on the IBM Passport Advantage Web site.

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This release is a full product download.

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    Note: This includes clients with Flexible Contract Type (FCT) license purchases and IBM Business Partners.

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  • For a detailed list of problems (APARs) solved in this Fix Pack, click the Fix List link in the Problems solved section below.
  • For a detailed list of problems (APARs) solved in each individual Fix Pack version for this product, click the Fix by Version tab above.


Supporting Documentation

For a brief description of the new features and restrictions, review the Release Notes documentation.

For a detailed list of the system requirements prior to installing, review the Detailed System Requirements documentation.

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Installation Instructions

Links to the installation instructions found in the Information Center.

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Download Package

Download Rational Publishing Engine from the Passport Advantage site.

Problems Solved

Fix List

For details on problems fixed in this Fix Pack, refer to the Fix List document.

Change History

This release contains the following new features:

  • Installation Manager: In this release you use the IBM Installation Manager based installer to install IBM Rational Publishing Engine 1.1.2.
  • Variables in native filters: Rational Publishing Engine V1.1.2 can support template variables used in native filter. With IBM Rational Publishing Engine V1.1.2 it is possible to build dynamic native filters. The native filters can refer template variables to adapt the scope of the query to the dynamic conditions.
  • OSLC Reporting Domain v1.0 (now known as Reportable REST v2.0 spec)
  • Monitoring and control servlet for Web Services and local document generation.
  • Support Rational Publishing Engine Web Service on WebSphere Application Server.
  • Formal support of SoDA migration utilities.
  • Load balancing: The load balancing feature reduces work load directed to a single web server instance by providing a larger set of web service instances to publish documents.
  • Template Translation: You can design a template with the language of your choice, translate a template from one language to another or use an existing template containing multiple languages to design a new template.
  • Mobility via connection recovery: For a long remote publishing process, you can disconnect your laptop from the Rational Publishing Engine web service processes and reconnect later without loosing the connectivity to that process and download the results.
  • Type casting: Type casting is used to refine the results of a query.
  • New metadata fields in Document Specification: Two new properties have been added to the metadata section of the document specification in the IBM Rational Publishing Engine launcher, pre-command and post-command.
  • Script expressions now preserve new lines: Data values that contain only carriage returns will pass conditions that could not pass in the previous IBM Rational Publishing Engine version.
  • "Loop" function: Adds "do while" capabilities to IBM Rational Publishing Engine.


Technical Support

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Product Synonym

Rational Publishing Engine

Problems (APARS) fixed

Document Information

Modified date:
20 July 2018