This flash alert is meant to inform you about issues that can occur when working in an IBM Rational ClearCase dynamic view on a Microsoft Windows machine where you may experience a system crash if Symantec 12.1.2x or later is installed.
It has been determined that there is an incompatibility between the ClearCase MVFS driver and Symantec 12.1.2x and later releases. This includes versions 12.1 RU2 , 12.1 RU2 MP1 and later versions.
IBM Rational is currently working with Symantec Development on this issue.
There are no workarounds for the issues.
In order to prevent this from occurring, it is recommended that you do not upgrade to Symantec 12.1.2x or later at this time. Please use Symantec 11.x or Symantec 12.1.1x (versions 12.1, 12.1 RU1, and 12.1 RU1 MP1 ) until further notice.
Links to published APARs related to this issue are listed under "Related information" below. You can add yourself to these APARs so you will receive any future updates to these issues.