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ClearCase Support for Non-Global Zones

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When was IBM® Rational® ClearCase® support for the Non-Global Zone features of Solaris® 10 introduced and what configuration information is available?


ClearCase support for the Non-Global Zone features on Solaris 10

ClearCase 7.0

Support for Solaris 10 NGZ (Non-Global Zone) was added in ClearCase version iFix01 ( and is available in ClearCase version 7.0.1 and later versions. Global and Non-global zones are now supported.

Refer to technote 1265307 Available iFixes and FixPacks for ClearCase Family 7.x for a list of available updates for ClearCase 7.x.

ClearCase 2003.06.xx

ClearCase 2003.06.xx is only supported for use when installed in the global zone.

If you have installed ClearCase 2003.06.00 on a non-global zone, you will need to uninstall ClearCase and install it in a global zone.


For details about configuring and using Rational ClearCase in a non-global zone environment, review the ClearCase Support for non-global zones in Sun Solaris 10 guide which is available from the IBM Publications Center in publication SC23-6286-00.

Information on installing and running ClearCase on Solaris Non-Global Zones for later versions of ClearCase has been incorporated into the IBM Rational ClearCase Information Center.

Related information

ClearCase not starting on Solaris 10
System Requirements for ClearCase 7.0
ClearCase support for Solaris 8 Branded Zones

Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase
Operating System Configurations

Software version:,, 7.0.1,

Operating system(s): Solaris

Reference #: 1258546

Modified date: 16 January 2009

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