Using WebSphere Application Server V8 and V8.5 and IBM HTTP Server V8 and V8.5 with Rational ClearCase, ClearQuest, or RequistePro

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Question

What do you need to know if you plan to use IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) V8 and V8.5 and IBM HTTP Server (IHS) V8 and V8.5 with IBM Rational ClearCase, Rational ClearQuest, or Rational RequisitePro?

Cause

Rational ClearCase, ClearQuest, and RequisitePro Web components cannot be installed until WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server are installed.

Answer

IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server must be installed prior to deployment of Rational ClearCase, Rational ClearQuest and Rational RequisitePro web components.

The following table shows the supported configurations of IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server and Rational ClearCase, Rational ClearQuest and Rational RequisitePro.

Rational product version WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server V7 WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server V8 WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server V8.5
Rational ClearQuest or Rational ClearCase Version 8.0

Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3
Supported.
Documentation is available in the product Information Center
Not supported Not supported
Rational ClearQuest or Rational ClearCase Version 8.0.0.1

Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.1
Supported.
Documentation is available in the product Information Center.
Supported

See Installing WebSphere Application Server components.
Not supported
Rational ClearQuest or Rational ClearCase Version 8.0.1

Rational RequisitePro 7.1.4
Not Supported Supported Supported

See Installing and Upgrading Rational ClearCase and ClearQuest V8.0.x with WebSphere Application Server V8.5.x.

Note that WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server must be at the same major version.

Beginning with version 8, WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server are installed using the IBM Installation Manager, simplifying installation and providing support for new installation capabilities. See What's new in IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.0 for more information.


Next steps

Refer to the following technotes for information on planning and installing web components for your Rational products.

  • Read the Known issues technote before you begin any installation or upgrade. See Technote #1573966 - Known issues, limitations and requirements with respect to deployment of Rational ClearCase, Rational ClearQuest and Rational RequisitePro web components.
  • If you upgrade your site, see Technote #1572830 - Upgrade/Modify IBM Rational ClearCase, ClearQuest, or RequisitePro web components to use WebSphere Application Server V8.x and IBM HTTP Server V8.x. This technote also provides guidance on moving web components between WAS versions.
  • For information on configuring web plug-ins for Rational ClearCase, ClearQuest, and RequisitePro for IBM HTTP Server V8, see Configuring a web plug-in for IBM HTTP Server.

Related information

Configuring a web server plugin for IBM HTTP Server
Installing WebSphere Application Server web components
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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational ClearQuest 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.10, 8.0.0.11, 8.0.0.12, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3, 8.0.0.4, 8.0.0.5, 8.0.0.6, 8.0.0.7, 8.0.0.8, 8.0.0.9, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.4, 8.0.1.5
Software Development Rational RequisitePro 7.1.3.1, 7.1.3.10, 7.1.3.11, 7.1.3.12, 7.1.3.2, 7.1.3.3, 7.1.3.4, 7.1.3.5, 7.1.3.6, 7.1.3.7, 7.1.3.8, 7.1.3.9, 7.1.4, 7.1.4.1, 7.1.4.2, 7.1.4.3, 7.1.4.4, 7.1.4.5

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More support for:

Rational ClearCase
Installation

Software version:

8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3, 8.0.0.4, 8.0.0.5, 8.0.0.6, 8.0.0.7, 8.0.0.8, 8.0.0.9, 8.0.0.10, 8.0.0.11, 8.0.0.12, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.4, 8.0.1.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1569987

Modified date:

2014-09-03

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