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Rational Software Architect for WebSphere Software, Version

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IBM Rational Software Architect for WebSphere Software, Version fix pack contains enhancements and fixes to the version 8.0 releases.

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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 fix pack, see the Fixed APARs document.


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

If you optionally choose to download the fix pack compressed files, you require approximately 10.5 GB to store them and extract the contents.

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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 about installing this fix pack by using Installation Manager, see the release information document at

For information about deploying Rational Software Architect for WebSphere Software in an enterprise environment, see the Installation Manager Information Center at

To download and install the fix pack from the compressed files, complete the following steps:

  1. Download the fix 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. Add the fix 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.

  4. Install the fix pack as described in the "Installation information" section in the release information document at

Download package

You can download the fix pack from Fix Central by using Download Director or HTTP. Follow the link in the table below to access Fix Central.

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
Fix Central 11 May 2012 English 1 FC

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM39632, PM45191, PM46001, PM48354, PM51491, PM51617, PM52229, PM52253, PM52657, PM52970, PM53011, PM53069, PM53153, PM53415, PM53671, PM53768, PM53894, PM53960, PM54073, PM54074, PM54076, PM54741, PM54781, PM54897, PM54905, PM54958, PM54966, PM55007, PM55069, PM55117, PM55153, PM55203, PM55309, PM56141, PM56393, PM56772, PM57138, PM57151, PM57257, PM57438, PM57767, PM57813, PM57900, PM57968, PM58006, PM58222, PM58323, PM58401, PM58542, PM58595, PM58637, PM58969, PM59165, PM59410, PM59412, PM59413, PM59288, PM59375, PM59386, PM59728, PM59737, PM60050, PM60100, PM60368, PM60400, PM60420, PM61051, PM61258, PM61266, PM61273, PM61412, PM61500, PM61842, PM62289, PM62319, PM62380, PM62455, PM62493, PM62502, PM62509, PM62862, PM63120, PM63249, PM64355

Document information

More support for: Rational Software Architect for WebSphere Software

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Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4032584

Modified date: 11 May 2012

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