Generating a Rational Publishing Engine report results in error '401 - Unauthorized'

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Problem(Abstract)

Attempts to generate an IBM Rational Publishing Engine report on IBM Rational Focal Point elements linked to IBM Rational Requirements Composer artifacts results in error '401 - Unauthorized'

Symptom

The full error message is as follows:

CRRPE1064I Error in engine

com.ibm.rational.rpe.common.auth.AuthenticationException: 401 - Unauthorized

CRRPE3011E IBM Rational Publishing Engine error.

com.ibm.rational.rpe.common.auth.AuthenticationException: 401 - Unauthorized

CRRPE1064I Aborting engine execution...

Cause

This issue was identified as a product defect and logged under APAR PM97611. The Dynamic Data Source Configuration is not storing the password correctly causing the authentication error

Resolving the problem

WORKAROUND: Change the password for the Dynamic Data Source Configuration in Advanced tab in Properties tab window instead of the Dynamic configuration tab. This will save the correct password.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Focal Point General Information Windows 6.6
Software Development Rational Requirements Composer General Information Windows 4.0.3

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Document information


More support for:

Rational Publishing Engine
General Information

Software version:

1.2, 1.2.0.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1652172

Modified date:

2013-10-09

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