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IBM Rational Policy Tester Fix Pack

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This document describes how to download and install the Fix Pack for IBM Rational Policy Tester

Download Description

You can locate it on Fix Central using the following directions:

  1. Go to and sign in using your IBM ID and password.
  2. Select Rational in the Product Group list and click Continue.
  3. Select Rational Policy Tester in the Product list.
  4. Select one of the following versions:,, or in the Installed Version list.
  5. Select Windows in the Platform list, and click Continue.
  6. In the Identify fixes page, select Browse for fixes (or choose another search method), and click Continue.
  7. In the Select fixes page, select the fixpack: POLTEST-Windows- check box, and click Continue.
  8. Enter in your Passport Advantage credentials into the Sign in page and click Continue.
  9. In the Download options page, choose your download method (Download Director or your browser), and click Continue.


Installation Instructions

This section takes you through the steps to install the FixPack.

1. Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the executable and double-click the files PolicyTesterServerSetup_8.5FP3.exe and PolicyTesterScannerSetup_8.5FP3.exe.

Note: If the Dynamic Analysis Scanner and Enterprise Console are located on the same machine, just download the PolicyTesterServerSetup_8.5FP3.exe. file. If the Dynamic Analysis Scanner is located on a separate machine, also download the PolicyTesterScannerSetup_8.5FP3.exe file.

2. In the Setup Wizard, click Next.

3. In the License Agreement dialog box, choose the "I accept the terms in the license agreement" option, and click Next.

4. The Fix Pack is installed. When the installation is finished, it will launch the Configuration Wizard (If Config Instances is
selected); click Next.

5. Exit the installation.

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How critical is this fix?


Problems solved

PM76857 : Scan task taking more time than expected

Known side effects

Due to security concerns, the current version of Policy Tester no longer supports the option of impersonating the service account for platform authentication, proxy authentication, and importing from a network share. You must update any jobs that used the service account to use a proper username and password.

If .NET 4.0 is installed before IIS, ASP.NET 4.0 may not be registered. It can be manually registered by running "aspnet_regiis /i" from "c:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319"

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
Policy Tester 27 Nov 2012 English 726789727 FC

Problems (APARS) fixed

Document information

More support for: Rational Policy Tester

Software version:

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: Accessibility, Privacy, Quality

Reference #: 4033891

Modified date: 27 November 2012

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