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Rational Rhapsody Fix Pack 8.0.4



IBM Rational Rhapsody 8.0.4 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.0.3.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.
This section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.
This section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.
This section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.
This section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.
This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
Supporting Documentation
Document Description
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.
Click for information about the migration of existing Rational Rhapsody projects to this version of the product.
The information center provides you with user assistance for the product. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product. You can also visit IBM Product information page to browse for additional information centers.
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.


For planning the installation, see the Planning the installation section in the Information Center. Do the pre-installation tasks as necessary for the product, see the Pre-installation tasks section in the Information Center.

Installation Instructions

For step-by-step installation instructions, see the Installing Rational Rhapsody section in the Information Center.

Your existing license key for Rational Rhapsody runs through to your maintenance expiration date.

Download Package

The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.

How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description
This release is a maintenance release of Rational Rhapsody 8.0.3. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.

Problems Solved

Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.

Known Side Effects

For a list of the defects (APARs) that are still open as of this release, see List of open defects (APARs) for Rational Rhapsody.

Change History

For information about the new features and enhancements in the Rational Rhapsody 8.0.3 release, see What's new in IBM Rational Rhapsody 8.0.3 and Rhapsody Design Manager 4.0.3.

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Problems (APARS) fixed

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Modified date:
20 July 2018