This document describes how to download and install IBM® Rational® Focal Point, Version 188.8.131.52.
Rational Focal Point is a portfolio planning solution that teams can use to make collaborative, objective decisions to deliver business value to customers. Teams can use Rational Focal Point to identify priorities, and then deliver products and projects with the highest business and customer value.
Rational Focal Point 184.108.40.206 contains defect fixes and the following enhancements:
- Finnish translation is now available.
- Version 220.127.116.11 supports exporting large data as a CSV file if the number of cells selected for export exceeds the limit that is set in the database.
- Perfomance of the internal caches have been improved.
Complete the preinstallation tasks that are relevant to your installation environment. For more information, see the installation guide in the information center.
This fix pack requires IBM Installation Manager, version 1.4.0 for direct installation.
Download the package from the Fix Central link provided at the bottom of this page. For more information, see the installation guide in the information center. You can install Rational Focal Point 18.104.22.168 either as a direct installation, or as an upgrade.
- Direct installation of 22.214.171.124:
1. Download Rational Focal Point, Version 126.96.36.199 fix pack from Fix Central specified at the bottom of this page.
2. Extract the 188.8.131.52-IRFP-fixpack2_upgrade.zip files to a temporary directory.
3. In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the locally downloaded Rational Focal Point, Version 184.108.40.206 repository location to the list of repositories. For example, <temporary directory>\220.127.116.11-IRFP-fixpack2_upgrade\diskTag.inf.
4. Click Install to directly install the complete package.
- Upgrading to 18.104.22.168:
- Download Rational Focal Point, Version 22.214.171.124 fix pack from Fix Central specified at the bottom of this page.
- Extract the 126.96.36.199-IRFP-fixpack2_upgrade.zip files to a temporary directory.
- In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the locally downloaded Rational Focal Point, Version 188.8.131.52 repository location to the list of repositories. For example, <temporary directory>\184.108.40.206-IRFP-fixpack2_upgrade\diskTag.inf.
- Click Update and proceed with the update.
The Rational Focal Point version 220.127.116.11 package is available for download from Fix Central. To be able to download the package, you must have valid credentials. The link to download the complete package from Fix Central is provided below.
|PK99673||Incorrect maillog for new user.|
|PM12966||User with no access to folders was able to modify the Root folder.|
|PM21954||FocalPoint XSS, servlet filter. Resistance to cross-site scripting is improved.|
|PM26410||Multiple updates through Excel import for List Text attributes ignores part of text.|
|PM28221||Matrix attribute update through excel does not updates all cells if 'Lock Values' is enabled.|
|PM28753||Right frame does not load when accessing the elements on a Focal Point server.|
|PM29549||Right-click menu on editing text attribute is different when formatting is enabled in IE 8, No option to Copy Text in IE. Ctrl+C enables copying formatted text, see technote 1470106.|
|PM29719||Unable to remove formatting from text copied from Word, see technote 1470343.|
|PM29753||ChoiceAttributetext business rule problem with choice item containing character like "&".|
|PM29948||Documentation: Compare sheet option in TimeGrid attribute and its behaviour.|
|PM30377||LinkInfo business rule shows information that has links, but is not clickable.|
|PM30428||When importing a workspace with a user whose full name is in non-ASCII characters to a Rational Focal Point 6.5 instance where the user do not exist, a login name is generated when the user is added. The login name is unique, based on the first five characters of the full name.|
|PM31043||Performance issue, due to cache system. Ehcache has been upgraded to 2.3.1.|
|PM31238||Focal Point 6.5 help manual still has information on the RPE Engine configuration.|
|PM31255||Send a link from "module name" to a member of this workspace is slower for regular users.|
|PM31325||ListAttributeSum example mistake.|
|PM31353||Excel import, date values are shown as Long values in the update sheet.|
|PM31476||Provide CSV option for export .|
|PM31903||Sending a link to an element to multiple users fails.|
|PM31960||User selection cleared by headline close. In the workflow configuration, the view selection is preserved when expanding and closing the view assignment section.|
|PM32037||Unable to import Excel 2003 spreadsheet.|
|PM32833||Duplicate users added to Focal Point.|
|PM32845||"Default value is an expression" is displayed for expressions and business rules in workflow while transitioning.|
|PM33080||Editing the Link attribute from the Statistics View/Full display fails.|
|PM33437||Attribute link intermitantly points to the wrong view or module target.|
|PM33445||Unable to update Link Attribute values by Excel Update.|
|PM33508||PA Service Layer VAS deleted on production after cleanup or deletion of other work spaces.Table ID and Project Id sync issues have been adressed.|
|PM33963||MailImport business rule, email address not imported.|
|PM34217||Heading and matrix attributes in report.|
|PM34220||Catalina logs are growing to ~10 Gb in a week. Cleanup of faulty index items from the index queue is improved.|
|PM34530||Regular user was able to access hidden workspaces via element link33.|
|PM34719||''Hide Add Views In Menu' option cannot be unchecked for Saved Chart module.|
|PM34830||Aggregated time grid is not visible in elements.|
|PM34847||Docx files and contenttype, handling of uploaded.docx files is improved.|
|PM34914||"Parent Folder" attribute, sort order and folders.|
|PM35005||The same link can be updated multiple times in the List Link attribute using the Excel update function in Focal Point.|
|PM35123||Dates are changed for other elements when editing in Dynamic Table view.|
|PM35337||Attribute statistics on homepage does not work.|
|PM35339||Element link URL sent from Focal Point in a mail are not directly clickable.|
|PM35345||List sort order (performance). To improve performance, sorting is omitted when it is not displayed to the user.|
|PM35374||Invalid Charaters are displayed in Dynamic Table.|
|PM35453||Delay in element dropped from filter for Link attributes.|
|PM35746||FP is slow for some users in showing views.|
|PM35812||HTML tag in attribute names is visible in Group by.|
|PM35924||Focal Point displays different date in tree view and in table view.|
|PM36001||Attribute titles in dynamic view are partly hidden.|
|PM36371||A rare Error Occurred on displaying a View, while an entry of access is made into the viewaccess log.|
|PM36470||Attribute help-popup displays all over the place in IE8.|
|PM36479||UserManagerImpl does not use a cache.|
|PM36574||Multiedit of choice attribute after applying "Group by" feature, does not refresh list.|
|PM36664||"No user found" message on searching a user during a Add member operation.|
|PM36678||Web-service not working when accessing Baselined elements in Focal Point.|
|PM36821||Duplicate User IDs are being created.|
|PM37349||FP slow for users using group by.|
|PM38036||Link value with symbol '->' is not shown correctly when elements are grouped by using Group By Attribute option.|
|PM38155||View rule random changes.|
|PM38516||Remember popup size and position, menu width and tree width.|
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What is Fix Central(FC)?
|Fix central download||2011-06-03||English||281108748||FC|
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