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Rational Service Tester for SOA Quality, Version



This document describes how to download and install fix pack for IBM® Rational® Service Tester for SOA Quality, Version 8.2 on Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems

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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.

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Additional resources
IBM Rational Service Tester for SOA Quality Information Center

Fixed APARs contained in this release
PM33117 NPE at datacorrelation.execution.harvest.CommonHarvestRule.logSuccess
PM33371 Substitution in POST content may not work for content with multi-byte characters
PM33622 Reported response times could be too high if a SAP GUI connection is lost
PM33894 Compilation failing with "Too many constants, the constant pool for would exceed 65536 entries"
PM34846 RPT incorrectly substituting Chinese POST content
PM35338 Counters for ITM Monitoring Agent for SAP resource monitoring not available
PM35574 SAP failures in sub-transactions are not reflected in higher-level transaction statuses in ITCAM
PM35927 Binary requests are not properly handled when executing test suite
PM36569 Proxy-based recording could skip parts of the traffic and perturbate recorded application behavior
PM37259 RPT playback using same SSL Session ID for different virtual users
PM38827 Limited edition steps with the Form View


Before you can install this fix pack, you must update Installation Manager to version 1.4.1 or later. Whenever you use Installation Manager to update an installed package, it automatically updates itself if necessary.

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Installation Instructions

IBM Rational Rational Service Tester for SOA Quality, Version 8.2 must already be installed.

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

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

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

  1. Download the Rational Service 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:
    • rst_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 Service Tester For more information, see Performance and service testing with Rational Team Concert.

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Problems (APARS) fixed

Document Information

Modified date:
07 May 2019