The web publishing feature is not available in Rational Software Architect

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

The Modeling > Publish > Web ... main menu item is missing in IBM Rational Software Architect (RSA).

Symptom

The following steps recreate the problem scenario:

  1. Create a UML project and UML model

  2. Add, for example, a class diagram to the UML model

  3. Add a class to the class diagram

  4. Save the changes

  5. Select the model and go to Modeling > Publish > Web ...
    Result: The Modeling > Publish > Web ... menu item is absent.


Cause

You do not have the Installation Profiles > Architect - Standard feature installed for your Rational Software Architect installation

Resolving the problem

SOLUTION

Modify your Rational Software Architect installation to include Installation Profiles > Architect - Standard:

  1. Close all IBM Rational products including Rational Software Architect

  2. Open Installation Manager

  3. Select Modify

  4. Select the package group of the Rational Software Architect installation where you are not able to use the web publisher

  5. Follow the wizard to the Modify Packages: Select features to install or clear the features to remove screen

  6. Check the Installation Profiles > Architect - Standard check box (You can have both Installation Profiles > Architect - Minimal and Installation Profiles > Architect - Standard checked for the installation.)

  7. Click the Modify button to complete the modification of the Rational Software Architect installation

  8. Open Rational Software Architect

  9. Click on a model in the Project Explorer and select the Modeling main menu item. The Modeling > Publish > Web ... main menu item will now be available.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Software Architect for WebSphere Software Web Publisher Windows 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2, 8.5, 8.5.1

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More support for:

Rational Software Architect
Web Publisher

Software version:

8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2, 8.5, 8.5.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1628486

Modified date:

2013-03-22

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