Rational Change Interim Fix 1 for 5.3.0.3

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Abstract

IBM Rational Change 5.3.0.3 iFix001 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 5.3.0.3.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This section provides an overview on what is new in this release whith a description of any new functionality or enhancements when applicable.
This section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.
This section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.
This section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.
This section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.
This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
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Document Description
Click the link to navigate to the system requirement report page. To run the report, select your Product, Version and Operating System. 
Note: Choose the parent version of your product to see the system requirements for interim fix releases. For example, for 7.0.1.1_iFix001, select the 7.0.1 version in the report.
Click to browse for the version of your product information center available on the product information library page.
Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.

Prerequisites

The following must be installed and operational before installing this iFix:
Rational Change 5.3
Rational Change 5.3.0.3
Rational Synergy Interim Fix 2 for 7.2.0.2

Installation Instructions

  1. Login to the machine where Rational Change is installed as the user who installed Rational Change.
  2. Unzip (Windows) or untar (UNIX) the patch file into <CHANGE_APP_HOME>/WEB-INF/packages. The resultant directory will have the name "rc<patch version>".

    For example, on UNIX:
    $ cd <CHANGE_APP_HOME>/WEB-INF/packages
    $ tar xvf <file path>
  3. Login to Rational Change as Admin, and click the "System Administration link" in the action panel.
  4. Click on the "Package Installer" tab, select the patch package from the "Available Packages" listbox, and click the "Install" button.
  5. Stop and start Rational Change.

Uninstalling the iFix:

If it is necessary to remove the patch after it was installed, follow these steps.
  1. Login to Rational Change as Admin, and click the "System Administration" link in the action panel.
  2. Click on the "Package Installer" tab, select the patch package from the "Installed Packages" listbox, and click the "Uninstall" button.
  3. Stop and start Rational Change.

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The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.

How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description
This release is a maintenance release of 5.3.0.3. It contains critical security fixes, support to integration server rename and OSLC consumer capability.

Problems solved

Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release

Known side effects

Review the link to the parent release in the Prerequisites section for a list of known problems.

Change history

This iFix supports renaming of any server in integration (OSLC or Sync server) with Rational Change by updating the old URL references of the renamed server in the database. For more details on this feature, refer to Updating references to an integration server that was renamed .

The iFix also has fixes to some of the security issues and enables OSLC consumer capability in Rational Change.


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What is Fix Central (FC)?
Link to Fix Central 17 May 2012 English 1 FC

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM62061

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More support for:

Rational Change
Installation

Software version:

5.3.0.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

4032434

Modified date:

2012-05-17

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