IBM Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 18.104.22.168 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 6.0 including all predecessor fix packs.
|This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions 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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|Rational Asset Analyzer for System z Installation Guide||English||420838|
|Rational Asset Analyzer Installation Guide||English||7888658|
The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.
How critical is this fix?
|This release is a maintenance release of Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.0. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.|
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
Rational Asset Analyzer for System z version 22.214.171.124 includes the following enhancements and changes:
Business rule mining
There are a number of enhancements to business rule mining. The following is a partial list of enhancements.
- A new rule mining asset type, business rule mining project, has been introduced. A business rule mining project is a named collector of assets used to manage a given rule mining effort.
- Business terms, business term properties, and business rules can now be renamed.
- A business model asset can be added from the "Add a Business Activity" window.
Data model changes
Database schema has been updated. To retain your current data, follow the migration instructions in the Migration Guide.
The impact analysis configuration settings have moved from the wsaa-impact-analysis.xml file to Common.cfg. Also, performance improvements have been made.
The symbol scanner can be configured to exclude certain assets. Also, the REST interface can be used to load user-defined relationships defined in an XML file.
The product documentation and product page helps have been migrated to an information center. The information center is indexed and searchable.
The SVG asset diagrams have been replaced by a native diagramming support.
Web Services interface
The Web Service interface replaced by the REST interface in Version 6.0 has been removed from the product.
The table below lists required PTFs to apply on z/OS.
The table below lists optional components for Windows or AIX.
|Download||RELEASE DATE||LANGUAGE||SIZE(Bytes)||Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
|RAAz-126.96.36.199-WindowsInstall.zip||15 Dec 2011||English||306224151||FC|
|RAAz-188.8.131.52-InstallationManagerRepository.zip||15 Dec 2011||English||200428948||FC|
|RAA-184.108.40.206-EclipsePluginForRDz.zip||15 Dec 2011||English||115197881||FC|
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Problems (APARS) fixed