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Build Forge Eclipse plug-in installation

Technote (FAQ)


How to obtain and install the IBM® Eclipse® plug-in for use with IBM Rational® Build Forge®?


The Eclipse plug-in is called Build Forge Prism, and it ships with Build Forge 7.0 and 7.0.1, and gets installed by default.

You can traverse the plug-in by opening a Web browser and accessing the Apache® server directory, /Prism.


http://<Apache serving Build Forge content>/prism

To install the plug-in into Eclipse

  1. Start Eclipse > go to Help > Find and Install Updates

  2. Select Search for new features to install > click Next

  3. Select New Remote Site... > type in Build Forge Prism in the name field and http://<Apache Server>/prism in the URL field > click OK

  4. Select Finish to continue

  5. Accept the license agreement for the two Build Forge components > click Finish

  6. The plug-in installation will complete, then the Build Forge views will appear under Window > View > Build Forge

Document information

More support for: Rational Build Forge
IDE Plugin: Eclipse Integration

Software version: 7.0, 7.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1248408

Modified date: 23 November 2010