Rational AppScan Enterprise, Reporting Console and Tester Editions Version 5.6

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Abstract

This document describes how to download and install IBM Rational AppScan Enterprise, IBM Rational Reporting Console, and IBM Rational AppScan Tester Edition, 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
  • Support for applications using the SOAP and JSON protocols
  • Custom parameters configuration
  • Smarter way of testing for security issues by leveraging HTTP probes
  • Support for Web applications that require following a sequence of steps (for example, opening a new bank account or completing a survey)
  • Capability to limit a scan to a specific depth (specified as a number of clicks from the starting URL)
  • Support for testing WebSphere portal applications with manual navigation
  • Flash Web application testing
  • Automatic security rules update
  • Testing for Malware (malicious scripts uploaded to a public Web site by an attacker)
  • Improved interoperability with all of the Rational AppScan product family
  • Performance enhancements to data post-processing and report generation

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
  • New reports to help determine scan coverage:
    • Pages with Unfilled Forms report (pages with forms that require user input)
    • Script Parameters report
Release of a Web services API
  • A collection of Web services, based on the Representational State Transfer standard (REST), that 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)
AppScan Enterprise Planning Installation Guide English 260
AppScan Reporting Console Planning & Installation Guide English 260
AppScan Tester Edition Planning & Installation Guide 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)
AppScan Enterprise Edition Planning Installation Guide English 260
AppScan Reporting Console Planning & Installation Guide English 260
AppScan Tester Edition Planning & Installation Guide English 260

Download package


These download packages are available at IBM Passport Advantage:

IBM Rational AppScan Enterprise Edition V5.6 Windows Multilingual eAssembly (Part Number CR9KUML)
This download package includes:

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

IBM Rational AppScan Reporting Console V5.6 Windows Multilingual eAssembly (Part Number CR9KTML)
This download package includes:
  • Quick Start Guide - IBM Rational AppScan Reporting Console V5.6 Windows Multilingual
  • IBM Rational AppScan Reporting Console V5.6 Windows Multilingual (including Planning & Installation Guide)
  • Rational License Server V7.1 Windows for Multilingual

IBM Rational AppScan Tester Edition for Rational Quality Manager V5.6 Windows Multilingual eAssembly (Part Number CR9KVML)
This download package includes:
  • Quick Start Guide - IBM Rational AppScan Tester Edition for Rational Quality Manager V5.6 Windows Multilingual
  • IBM Rational AppScan Tester Edition for Rational Quality Manager 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 AppScan Enterprise Edition:
http://ibm.com/software/awdtools/appscan/enterprise/support/

IBM Rational AppScan Reporting Console
http://ibm.com/software/awdtools/appscan/rptconsole/support/

IBM Rational AppScan Tester Edition
http://ibm.com/software/awdtools/appscan/tester/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:

IBM Security AppScan Enterprise
Installation

Software version:

5.6

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

Enterprise, Reporting Console, Tester

Reference #:

4024365

Modified date:

2009-10-19

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