IBM Rational Focal Point 6.5.1.1

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Abstract

This document describes how to download and install IBM Rational Focal Point, version 6.5.1.1.

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IBM Rational Focal Point is a comprehensive portfolio planning solution for market-driven teams. With Rational Focal Point, teams can make collaborative, objective decisions to deliver market, customer, and business value. By understanding what matters most, your organization can respond to dynamic market conditions and deliver valued products and projects.

IBM Rational Focal Point, version 6.5.1.1 includes defect fixes and the following new enhancements:

  • Validate the links to artifacts on the Rational Solution for CLM server
  • Synchronize the data between Rational Focal Point and Rational Solution for CLM

Prerequisites

Supporting Documentation
For a brief description of the new features and restrictions, review the Release notes documentation.
For a detailed list of the system requirements prior to installing, review the System requirements documentation.
For information on configuring your computer prior to installing, see Preinstallation tasks documentation.
To view, browse, and search on-line information related to this product, visit the Information Center

Installation Instructions

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 6.5.1.1 either as a direct installation, or as an upgrade.
Note: You must update the custom business rules before upgrading Rational Focal Point. For more information, see Updating custom business rules.

  • Direct installation of 6.5.1.1:

Prerequisite: You need IBM Installation Manager 1.4.3 or later to install Rational Focal Point.
  1. Download Rational Focal Point, Version 6.5.1.1 fix pack from Fix Central specified at the bottom of this page.
  2. Extract the 6.5.1.1-Rational-RFP-FP001.zip files to a temporary directory.
  3. In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the locally downloaded Rational Focal Point, Version 6.5.1.1 repository location to the list of repositories. For example, <temporary directory>\6.5.1.1-Rational-RFP-FP001\diskTag.inf.
  4. Click Install to directly install the complete package.
  • Upgrading to 6.5.1.1:
  1. Download Rational Focal Point, Version 6.5.1.1 fix pack from Fix Central specified at the bottom of this page.
  2. Extract the 6.5.1.1-Rational-RFP-FP001.zip files to a temporary directory.
  3. In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the locally downloaded Rational Focal Point, Version 6.5.1.1 repository location to the list of repositories. For example, <temporary directory>\6.5.1.1-Rational-RFP-FP001\diskTag.inf
  4. Click Update and proceed with the update.

For information about upgrading from earlier versions, see Upgrading from earlier versions.

Download package

The Rational Focal Point version 6.5.1.1 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.


Problems solved

All APARs that are solved in Rational Focal Point, version 6.5.1.1 are documented in the APAR list for Rational Focal Point.


This release contains fixes for the following APARs:


APAR Description
PM54908 Upon deletion of FP Element connected to RRC/RTC corresponding RRC/RTC links in FP and FP link in RRC/RTC artifacts are not removed
PM54513 Include the jazz foundation 3.0.1.2 jazzui.war in Focal point 6.5.1.1
PM47498 Data that is made Non-editable via a Workflow can be edited in Dynamic Table
PM49595 LinkInfo BR does not work for a Link Atribute linked to Self
PM45969 Find Member doesn't find Member when corresponding User account has been deleted
PM51369 Limitation in the number of chars exported to spread sheet cell.
PM52389 It takes ~30 sec. to load the User Add Form in Focal Point server.
PM47371 An error occurred when saving charts in Visualize view
PM54814 "Error" on creating filter rule on Incoming link Attribute "Contains elements in View"
PM50798 LinkInfo BR documentation to be updated with the new Format
PM51991 RFP Crashes during Login, using 64 IBM Java
PM52080 Tool tip with Add views.
PM52064 Unable to select text in input fields for Time Grid attributes for General Time Grid settings
PM51976 "Failed Logins" in the user log displays the userid column as xxxx
PM51969 URL tag in heading attribute disrupts the color for remaining text
PM52966 "An Error Occurred" on setting "Allowed Group By" for User Attribute Last Login
PM54967 XPathValueFetcher BR produces incorrect Hyper link to RRC/RTC Artifact
PM54908 Upon deletion of FP Element connected to RRC/RTC corresponding RRC/RTC links in FP and FP link in RRC/RTC artifacts are not removed
PM52795 REST API failure
PM53971 Session timeout may log out an active user
PM52742 Unable to save when in Investment Analysis mode.
PM53301 Copy/paste or create element from does not retain expressions in time grid attribute
PM52823 Xlsx attachment in file attribute .
PM53636 Revision Roll Back on Read Only Views
PM53305 Workspace link missing for Regular/Team Users on installation with 1 Workspace
PM53409 Text attributes and Compare
PM56639 View with rule based on Float Attribute "Is more than" does not load when database used is Db2
PM54792 Link Attribute in Users Module allowed target to all workspace, displays "List Of Users"
PM55506 FP Hover text on attributes displaced in IE
PM55307 Copy to Clipboard for Visualize - XY chart is not working
PM55648 Members once added via Members > Add Member, wrong View displayed
PM56547 FP Date attribute value with expressions 365*24 is incorrect
PM56592 When typing localized values in Time Grid cells the cell value is not refreshed correctly when pressing enter
PM58422 Link List Conversation and Time and Name stamp

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
Rational Focal Point 6.5.1.1 24 Feb 2012 English 541000000 FC

Technical support

IBM Rational Software Support

IBM Rational Software Support provides you with technical assistance.



Known problems are documented in the form of individual technotes in the Support Knowledge Base at http://www.ibm.com/software/awdtools/focalpoint/support/. As problems are discovered and resolved, the knowledge base is updated and maintained with new information. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems.
The following links run customized queries of the live Support Knowledge Base:



For FAQs, lists of known problems and fixes, and other support information, visit the IBM Support Portal for Rational Software.



For contact information, guidelines, or reference materials that you need when you require support, see the IBM Software Support Handbook



For product news, events, and other information, visit the Product home page.

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.

Problems (APARS) fixed
PM54908, PM54513, PM47498, PM49595, PM45969, PM51369, PM52389, PM47371, PM54814, PM50798, PM51991, PM52080, PM52064, PM51976, PM51969, PM52966, PM54967, PM54908, PM52795, PM53971, PM52742, PM53301, PM52823, PM53636, PM53305, PM53409, PM56639, PM54792, PM55506, PM55307, PM55648, PM56547, PM56592, PM58422

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More support for:

Rational Focal Point
Installation

Software version:

6.5.1.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

4031838

Modified date:

2012-02-27

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