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Unable to apply license keys to RAD

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to apply license keys to IBM Rational Application Developer (RAD) results in inability to apply license keys to IBM Rational Common Licensing.


The license keys cannot be applied.


Windows 7 is not a supported operating system for running RAD.


RAD 7.0 on Windows 7

Resolving the problem

Install RAD on a supported operating system as per the System Requirements.

Please also note that RAD 7.0 is no longer supported. It is recommended that you upgrade your RAD 7.0 instance to a supported version such as 7.5, 8.0 or 8.5.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software 7.0

Document information

More support for: Rational License Key Server

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1615982

Modified date: 14 December 2012

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