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Rational Method Composer Fix Pack 2 ( for version 7.5.1

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IBM Rational Method Composer Fix Pack 2 ( for version 7.5.1 contains new features, enhancements, and fixes to version 7.5.1.x

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Rational Method Composer, Version 7.5.1

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Installation Instructions

Note: You do not need to download the compressed files that contain the update; IBM Installation Manager downloads and installs the update directly from the IBM update repository.

To update Rational Method Composer to version using IBM Installation Manager (On-line update):

  1. Close Rational Method Composer.
  2. Start the IBM Installation Manager by selecting Start > All Programs > IBM Installation Manager > IBM Installation Manager.
  3. Click Update. The Installation Manager checks for updates. If a new version of Installation Manager is available, you must install it before you can continue the Rational Method Composer installation. Click Yes at prompt to update Installation Manager. If your Installation Manager is current, go to step 5.
  4. Click OK at the prompt to restart Installation Manager. Click Update.
  5. On the Update Packages page, select IBM Rational Method Composer 7.5 . Click Next.
  6. On the "Select the updates for fixes to install" page, verify the Version check box is selected. Click Next.
  7. Accept the license agreement and click Next.
  8. On the "Select features you want to install" page, click Next.
  9. On the "Review summary information" page, click Update.
  10. When the update is completed and you are informed that packages were installed successfully, click Finish to close the Update Packages windows.
  11. Exit the IBM Installation Manager.
  12. Confirm the update was successful by using the Help menu in Rational Method Composer and selecting About IBM Rational Method Composer. You should see: Version:

If you download and install this fix pack locally, follow these steps:

  1. From the "Download Package" section below, download
  2. Extract to a folder, <TARGET_DIR>.
  3. Launch IBM Installation Manager.
  4. Select File > Preferences and click Add Repository.
  5. Enter the location <TARGET_DIR>\disk1 and select diskTag.inf in the Add Repository window and click OK.
  6. Click OK to close the Preferences window.
  7. Click Update on the main Installation Manager screen and update Rational Method Composer V7.5.1 by following step 5 of the on-line update procedure.

Removing the fix pack
If you updated a previously installed version to version 7.5.x, you can revert to the previous version by using the roll back feature of Installation Manager.

The rollback feature uninstalls the updated resources and reinstalls the resources from the previous version. You can only roll back one version level at a time.

To remove the update:

  1. Close Rational Method Composer.
  2. Start the IBM Installation Manager by selecting Start > All Programs > IBM Installation Manager.
  3. Click Roll Back to display the Roll Back Packages window.
  4. On the " Select the packages you want to roll back to" page, select a version that has been installed on your machine to roll back, and then click Next.
  5. On the " Review rollback information" page, click Roll Back. A progress bar is displayed.
  6. When the update completes and you are informed that packages were rolled back successfully, click Finish to close the Update Packages windows.
  7. Exit IBM Installation Manager.

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Fix Central 14 Dec 2011 English 1610612736 FC

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Before you contact IBM Rational Software Support, gather the background information that you need to describe the problem. When you describe a problem to an IBM software support specialist, be as specific as possible and include all relevant background information so that the specialist can help you solve the problem efficiently. To save time, know the answers to these questions:

  • What software versions were you running when the problem occurred?
  • Do you have logs, traces, or messages that are related to the problem?
  • Can you reproduce the problem? If so, what steps do you take to reproduce it?
  • Is there a workaround for the problem? If so, be prepared to describe the workaround.

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Document information

More support for: Rational Method Composer

Software version:

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4031678

Modified date: 16 December 2011

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