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Rational Quality Manager 4.0

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IBM Rational Quality Manager (RQM) version 4.0 has been made generally available as part of the Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) on

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with 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.
Supporting Documentation
Document Description
A detailed list of the supported hardware, operating systems, and information related to IBM and third party software requirements.
Click to view the CLM product information center.
Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release.


This release requires IBM Installation Manager, Version 1.5.2 or later.

Installation Instructions

Instructions for installing this release can be found on the download page for Rational Quality Manager Version 4.0: Getting Started.

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Impact Description
This release is a service release of Rational Quality Manager Version 4.0. It contains new features as well as fixes for client reported and internally found defects.

Problems solved

Click here to be taken to the supporting documentation table above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.

Known side effects

See the Rational Quality Manager Version 4.0 Release Notes for links to queries that list known problems and workaround articles for this release.

Change history

See the Rational Quality Manager Version 4.0 New and Noteworthy page for a description of the new features included in this release.

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Helpful Hints For Obtaining Technical Assistance:

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.

If you have helpful information to diagnose or identify the problem on your system, you can provide this data by following the instructions to exchange information with IBM Technical Support.

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM60015, PM59012, PM64155, PM59966, PM55618, PM58754, PM55385

Document information

More support for: Rational Quality Manager

Software version: 4.0

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4032827

Modified date: 12 June 2012

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