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Sample response files for Rational ClearCase

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Where can you find a sample response file to install IBM® Rational ClearCase?


A sample response file will help you to build your own in order to install IBM® Rational ClearCase.


The attached response files provide templates for installing IBM® Rational ClearCase on a specific platform.

  • Download and decompress the file that corresponds to the version of IBM® Rational ClearCase that you are installing.
  • Find the .xml file for your platform and modify it to create your own response file, using the instructions provided in the file.

Note: When installing IBM® Rational ClearCase on Microsoft Windows operating systems, the service account password must be generated using the IBM® Installation Manager Graphical User Interface. Additional details are given in the Windows response file.

For more information about using response files, see IBM® Documentation for the IBM® Installation Manager version you have installed:

IBM® Rational ClearCase or IBM® Rational ClearQuest version
IBM® Documentation reference
9.0.1 or later IBM Installation Manager 1.8.6 Installation Manager 1.8.6 or later is the recommended version to perform any install operations.
9.0 or later or later or later
IBM Installation Manager 1.8.2 Installation Manager 1.8.2 or later is the recommended version to perform any install operations. or later or later
IBM Installation Manager 1.7.1
8.0.1 to IBM Installation Manager 1.6.3 or later to
IBM Installation Manager 1.6.2 Installation Manager 1.6.2 or later can be used only with and and later. This Installation Manager version added pure 64-bit Windows support on x86. For information about installing using Installation Manager 64-bit, see Considerations when installing IBM Rational IBM Rational ClearCase, IBM Rational ClearQuest, and IBM Rational RequsitePro on Windows with a 64 bit version of IBM Installation Manager.
IBM Installation Manager 1.6 IBM® Installation Manager 1.6 added pure 64-bit Linux support on x86. to to
IBM Installation Manager 1.5
7.1.2 to
8.0 to
IBM Installation Manager 1.4
7.1.2 IBM Installation Manager 1.2

Important: IBM® Installation Manager 32-bit cannot coexist on the same system with IBM® Installation Manager 64-bit. If you want to use IBM® Installation Manager 1.6.0 or later for installing releases or or later, remove all IBM® Installation Manager 32-bit versions installed on the system before installing the 64-bit version. For details, see IBM Installation Manager, version 1.6, on IBM Documentation.

Software version:
Response files: - 9.0.1.x
9.0.1 - - 9.0.0.x
9.0 - - 8.0.1.x - - -
8.0.1 - - 8.0.0.x - - -
7.1.2 - - 7.1.1.x
7.1.0 - 7.1.1

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Modified date:
25 July 2022