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Most IBM Rational software products require specific license keys in order to use them. The instructions below will guide you to the IBM Rational License Key Center, and the on-line service for generating and managing your license keys.




 IBM Rational Getting Started Guide

 Get Started with your IBM Rational Software Purchase

 Rational License keys


 Log into the Rational License Key Center


 Frequently Asked Questions


 Questions and answers regarding the License Key Center and Rational license keys FAQ : English


 Software Downloads/Media


 Log into the Passport Advantage site to download the product after your purchase.


 Fixes and patches


 Go here for guidance on how to get fixes, patches and service releases


 Rational A-Z License Key/Activation Kit Requirements Spreadsheet


 Identify the type of key used by Rational products.  A-Z.xlsx


 IBM PartnerWorld Business Partners


 If you are a member of IBM PartnerWorld and have questions regarding access to the License Key Center, you will need your IBM ID for PartnerWorld to access this content:

PartnerWorld Rational License Key Center instructions & FAQs

  Browse licensing tech notes
You can find the answers to many common licensing questions in the Rational software support knowledge base. You can easily find articles about Rational licensing by navigating to the Rational Support area and searching for "licensing" in the upper left "Search support" box.


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