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Understanding Licensing for Rational Jazz familly products

Technote (FAQ)


Where can you get information about licensing for IBM Rational Jazz products?


The choice of the license type might be difficult, because the licensing works differently from the other IBM Rational products.


You make the license activations with Activation Kits through a Web browser on the license management page.

First you create an account in the Jazz Community site to watch the video, then go to watch

Jazz Licensing in Ten Minutes

You can also download this video from this technote.

Your activation kits are on your Account on Rational License Key Center (RLKC)

You can find the media of your product's latest version through your Passport Advantage Online customer web site.

Note: The products' media only are available when you have a valid support contract, as downloads from Passport Advantage are part of maintenance agreements.

If you want to try the latest Jazz products, you can find them on

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Document information

More support for: Rational License Key Server

Software version: 8.0

Operating system(s): Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1399176

Modified date: 23 June 2010