Rational Policy Tester version 5.6 now available

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Abstract

This document describes how to download and install IBM Rational Policy Tester, version 5.6

Download Description


    Here are the main new features and enhancements in this release:

    Scan engine and platform enhancements:
    • IPv6 support
    • In-session detection to ensure complete site coverage
    • Capability to limit a scan to a depth (specified as a number of clicks from the starting URL)
    • Support for testing WebSphere portal applications with manual navigation
    • Performance enhancements to data post-processing and report generation

    Accessibility module enhancements
    • Additional Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 accessibility tests
    • WCAG 2.0 non-compliance reports
      • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level A
      • Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA
    • Ability to create custom accessibility test policies and reports

    Serviceability improvements:
    • Real-time scan log that displays real-time view of events occurring during the progress of a scan.
    • Better trace logging and easier log file access

    Usability improvements:
    • Performance enhancements in the area of reporting
    • Improvements to the scan configuration User Interface
    • Global update of job and report options
    • QuickScan users are given the ability to create folders and copy jobs
    • Better folder management through the ability to propagate folder permissions

    Release of a Web services API
    • A collection of Web services based on the Representational State Transfer standard (REST), which provide the ability to export report data into 3rd party applications

Prerequisites

Hardware and software requirements are listed in the Planning & Installation Guide that is included in the download package at IBM Passport Advantage. This document is also available at the IBM Publications Center.

URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
Policy Tester Accessibility Edition Planning & Installa English 260
Policy Tester Privacy Edition Planning & Installation G English 260
Policy Tester Quality Edition Planning & Installation G English 260

Installation Instructions


A Planning & Installation Guide is included in the download package at IBM Passport Advantage. This document is also available at the IBM Publications Center.

URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
Policy Tester Accessibility Edition Planning & Installa English 260
Policy Tester Privacy Edition Planning & Installation G English 260
Policy Tester Quality Edition Planning & Installation G English 260

Download package


These download packages are available IBM Passport Advantage:

IBM Rational Policy Tester - Accessibility Edition V5.6 Windows Multilingual eAssembly (Part Number CR9KWML)
This download package includes:

  • Quick Start Guide - IBM Rational Policy Tester - V5.6 Windows Multilingual
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester - Accessibility Edition V5.6 Windows Multilingual (including Planning & Installation Guide)
  • Rational License Server V7.1 Windows for Multilingual

IBM Rational Policy Tester - Privacy Edition V5.6 Windows Multilingual eAssembly (Part Number CR9KXML)
This download package includes:
  • Quick Start Guide - IBM Rational Policy Tester - V5.6 Windows Multilingual
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester - Privacy Edition V5.6 Windows Multilingual (including Planning & Installation Guide)
  • Rational License Server V7.1 Windows for Multilingual

IBM Rational Policy Tester - Quality Edition V5.6 Windows Multilingual eAssembly (Part Number CR9KYML)
This download package includes:
  • Quick Start Guide - IBM Rational Policy Tester - V5.6 Windows Multilingual
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester - Quality Edition V5.6 Windows Multilingual (including Planning & Installation Guide)
  • Rational License Server V7.1 Windows for Multilingual

To locate a package at IBM Passport Advantage, search for the product name or part number.

Known side effects

If .NET 2.0SP1 is installed before IIS, ASP.NET 2.0 may not be registered. It can be manually registered by running "aspnet_regiis /i" from "c:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727"


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
Passport Advantage 10/20/2009 English 15654564 HTTP
Software and Services 10/20/2009 English 15654564 HTTPS

Technical support


IBM Rational Policy Tester Accessibility Edition:
http://ibm.com/software/awdtools/tester/policy/accessibility/support/

IBM Rational Policy Tester Privacy Edition:
http://ibm.com/software/awdtools/tester/policy/privacy/support/

IBM Rational Policy Tester Quality Edition:
http://ibm.com/software/awdtools/tester/policy/quality/support/

Read this Technote about Rational License Server:

About FlexLM Licensing for Rational AppScan Enterprise version 5.6 http://ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=727&uid=swg21402371

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Document information


More support for:

Rational Policy Tester Accessibility Edition
Installation

Software version:

5.6

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

Accessibility, Privacy, Quality

Reference #:

4024364

Modified date:

2009-10-19

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