Only the URIs of Rational DOORS Requirements are shown in Rational Team Concert Requirements Selection dialog

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

Attempts to create a work item from requirements using the Plans-Implements Requirement Collection feature of IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) shows only URLs instead of a requirement's dcterms:title

Symptom

How the dialog can look:


Cause

This can occur when there a mismatch in the dwaPort registered with Rational DOORS and that set in the published.url.prefix parameter in Rational DOORS Web Access (DWA)

To verify if this is the issue, open the properties of a Rational DOORS module and note its exact URL.

Example: https://tennyson.ibm.com:443/dwa/rm/urn:rational::1-4f9819536c985f97-M-00000541


Edit the <DWA Install folder>\server\festival\config\festival.xml file


Note the value for the parameter published.url.prefix


The protocol, hostname and port there must match exactly the hostname in the module's properties.

Example: <f:property name="published.url.prefix" value="https://tennyson.ibm.com/doors/redirector/"/>


This does not match. In Rational DOORS, it is 443; In DWA no port has been explicitly set. It must be set for this parameter.


Resolving the problem

Procedure:

  1. Correct the value in DWA

    In this example, change it to:
    <f:property name="published.url.prefix" value="https://tennyson.ibm.com:443/doors/redirector/"/>

  2. Restart DWA

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Rational DOORS

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Document information


More support for:

Rational DOORS
Integrations: IBM

Software version:

1.4, 1.5, 9.5

Operating system(s):

Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1620604

Modified date:

2012-12-19

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