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Rational Automation Framework Fix Pack 3 ( for 3.0

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IBM Rational Automation Framework is generally available and contains fixes to all previous fix packs of version 3.0.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This section provides an overview of 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 to your environment.
This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
Supporting Documentation
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 fix pack releases.
Click to browse for the version of your product information center available on the product information library page.
Click to review the list of defects (APARs) resolved in this release and resolved in previous releases of this version (3.0.0.x).


Back up the following items:

  • Installation directory for Rational Automation Framework. These are the default directories:
    • UNIX or Linux systems: /opt/IBM/RAFServer
    • Windows systems: C:\IBM\RAFServer
  • Metadata for Installation Manager.
    • UNIX or Linux systems: /var/ibm/InstallationManager
    • Windows systems (Windows 7 or Windows 2008 and later):
      %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\IBM\Installation Manager
    • Windows systems (previous versions):
      %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\IBM\Installation Manager

Installation Instructions

Review the install.html file in the installation package or refer to the installation guide in the Information Center (link provided below).

You can install this release of Rational Automation Framework in the following ways:

  • Install as a new product.
  • Upgrade from any previous version of 3.0.0.x.

To upgrade from Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere releases and earlier, you must first upgrade to Rational Automation Framework version 3.0, then upgrade to Rational Automation Framework version

When you install this version or upgrade to it, a new instance of IBM Rational Build Forge® version is also installed. For upgrades, it replaces the previous version ( For information about Rational Build Forge version, see the release notes on

Important: If you are using Apache and have customized versions of the httpd.conf and php.ini files, then before you upgrade, back up these files. After the upgrade is complete, merge your customized files with the current files.

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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 Rational Automation Framework 3.0. It contains fixes for defects reported by customers (APARs) and defects found internally.

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

See the Release Information document for a list of known issues and workarounds for this release.

Change history

See the Release Information document for a list updated features for this release.

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
What is DD?
Rational Automation Framework Fix Pack 3 - Linux 29 Jun 2012 English 327869766 FC DD
Rational Automation Framework Fix Pack 3 - Windows 29 Jun 2012 English 327869766 FC DD

Technical support

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  • 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.

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM65351, PM63424, PM64077, PM64232, PM64720, PM65867, PM65868, PM66096, PM66024, PM66349

Document information

More support for: Rational Automation Framework

Software version:

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 4032959

Modified date: 25 August 2014