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RFT project sharing to a Jazz Source Control results in an internal error

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to share a project in IBM Rational Functional Tester (RFT) to IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) repository result in an internal error.


Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Open RFT IDE which has been installed with integrated RTC client.
  2. Right-click on a project and select Team->Share project.
  3. In the Share Project screen, select Jazz Source Control and click Next.
  4. In the next screen, select the project to be shared.

Expected result: RFT project should be shared successfully.

Actual result: RPT project sharing fails with the following error:

'Sharing Projects' has encountered a problem.
An internal error occurred during: "Sharing Projects"


The repository workspace is corrupted.

Resolving the problem


Apply the following steps to circumvent the issue:

  1. Right click on the directories within project and select Unload

  2. Load the project again from the repository workspace by following the guidelines in the article titled Loading Content from a Jazz Source Control Repository in Rational Team Concert 2.0, 3.0 and 3.0.1

Document information

More support for: Rational Functional Tester
Integrations: IBM

Software version: 8.2,,, 8.2.1,, 8.2.2,, 8.3,,, 8.5

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1643276

Modified date: 11 July 2013

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