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Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, version

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IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software, Version contains fixes and enhancements to the version 8.0 release.

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  • For information about the contents of this Fix Pack, see the Release Information.
  • For a detailed list of APARs solved in this Interim Fix, see the Fixed APARs document.


For information about additional prerequisites specific to this fix pack, refer to the Release Information.

If you optionally choose to download the refresh pack compressed files, then to store them and extract the contents you an additional 11 GB of disk space.

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Installation Instructions

Important: By default, you do not need to download the compressed files that contain the update; the update is downloaded and installed by IBM Installation Manager directly from the IBM update repository.

For instructions on installing this refresh pack using Installation Manager, see the Release information.

For information on deploying Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software in an enterprise environment, see:

To download and install the refresh pack from the compressed files:

  1. Download the refresh pack files from Fix Central by following the link listed in the download table below.

  2. Extract the compressed files in an appropriate directory. For example, choose to extract to C:\temp\update
  3. .
  4. Add the refresh pack's repository location in IBM Installation Manager:

    1. Start IBM Installation Manager.

    2. On the Start page of Installation Manager, click File > Preferences, and then click Repositories. The Repositories page opens.

    3. On the Repositories page, click Add Repository.

    4. In the Add repository window, browse to or enter the file path to the diskTag.inf file, which is located in the disk1 sub-directory in the directory where you extracted the compressed files and then click OK. For example, enter C:\temp\updates\disk1\diskTag.inf.

    5. Click OK to close the Preference page.

  5. Install the refresh pack as described in the section "Installation instructions" in the Release information.
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Download package

You can download the fix pack from Fix Central using either Download Director, HTTP or FTP.

  1. Click the link in the table that follows to access Fix Central.
  2. Under Fix pack: (IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Version, click Show contained fixes.
  3. Ensure that you select fix pack: (Rational Application Developer version You can also select updates for additional supporting software (for example, WebSphere Application Server test environments).

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
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Fix pack 11 May 2012 English 1 FC

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM39632 , PM45191 , PM46001 , PM48354 , PM51617 , PM52229 , PM52253, PM52657 , PM53011 , PM53069 , PM53153 , PM53671 , PM53768 , PM53960 , PM54741 , PM54897 , PM54905, PM54966, PM55117 , PM56141 , PM56393 , PM56772 , PM57813 , PM57900 , PM57968 , PM58006 , PM58222 , PM58323 , PM58401 , PM58542, PM58637 , PM58969 , PM59288 , PM59375 , PM59386 , PM59728 , PM59737 , PM60050 , PM60100 , PM60368 , PM60400 , PM60420, PM61051 , PM61412 , PM61500 , PM61842 , PM62289 , PM62319 , PM62455 , PM62502 , PM62509 , PM62862 , PM63249, PM64355

Document information

More support for: Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

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Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4032344

Modified date: 11 May 2012

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