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Release Notes content for IBM Rational ClearCase version


Obtaining IBM Rational ClearCase version
To download IBM Rational ClearCase and view information about defects fixed in this release, refer to the IBM Rational ClearCase download page:

What's new
For a list of new features in IBM Rational ClearCase version, refer to the following technote:

System requirements
To view the supported configuration and technical information for IBM Rational ClearCase version, refer to the following technote:

Compatibility with other versions and products
For information about product and version compatibility, see:

Installing and upgrading ClearCase
Version of Rational ClearCase supports WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server versions 7.x and 8.x.

For information about installing and upgrading Rational ClearCase, refer to the following Help topic:

Test fixes that have been incorporated into this fix pack
For a list of test fixes that have been resolved or not resolved in this fix pack, refer to the following technotes which are also referenced on each of the fix pack download pages.

ClearCase 8.0:

Status of the feature level
There is no change to the feature level at this release.

Changes to the command line
There are no changes to the command line at this release.

Known problems
Known problems are recorded in individual documents in the Support knowledge base. As problems are discovered and resolved, the knowledge base is updated and maintained with new information. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. To learn about the known limitations and problems in ClearCase, and any workarounds that are available, see:

Supplementary documentation
IBM Installation Manager console mode is now available to perform various installation tasks such as Install, Update, Modify, Rollback and Uninstall on supported UNIX platforms. For more information, refer to the following technote:


    CCRC WAN Server: Provides CCRC and CTE with access to ClearCase repositories through web views.

    ClearTeam Explorer Extension: A version of CTE for installation into Rational desktop products. The extension is installed using IBM Installation Manager specifying the CCRC.EXT offering.

    ClearTeam Explorer for Eclipse IDE: A version of CTE for installation into Eclipse IDEs. It is installed using the Eclipse update manager from an update site on either the CCRC WAN Server or a ClearCase client.

    ClearCase zOS Extension: A set of ClearCase features that mainframe users can employ to perform ClearCase operations.

    Global Monitor: A MultiSite option based on IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) that provides Web-based monitoring of a MultiSite deployment.

    MultiSite core server: MultiSite servers including the shipping server.

    MultiSite shipping server only: Includes only the MultiSite shipping server store-and-forward software.

    Native client: A ClearCase client running on the Windows, UNIX system, or Linux operating systems. These clients support dynamic and snapshot views, a command line interface, and GUIs.

    RFE: Request for Enhancement. A request for a product feature or support for a platform or operating system.

    VRMF: VRMF is IBM's product release identification format, which identifies the version, release, modification level, and fixpack level of a software offering.

To view the IBM legal notices for ClearCase, refer to the following Help topic:

Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase

Software version:

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

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1587657

Modified date: 09 April 2012