IBM Rational ClearQuest 188.8.131.52 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.0.1 including all predecessor fix packs.
Please read ClearQuest Release Notes for information about system requirements, new features, and other important release information.
Important Upgrade Information:
If you plan to upgrade ClearQuest 7.1.x directly to this release and you are running ClearQuest Web, please read technote 1586861 prior to upgrading.
Please refer to 1572830 prior to upgrading servers deploying web components. Specifically refer to the section labeled "Avoiding Problems".
If you plan to install this ClearQuest release or to upgrade to this release on Solaris 11.1, please read technote 1649246 prior to that to understand why those operations may fail.
If you wish to apply the latest updates to your system, check the Fixes by Version for Rational ClearQuest technote for more details.
Technote 1450027 describes behavioral differences in ClearQuest releases (including all Fix Packs) between 7.1.1 and the current release.
Technote 1574727 lists TestFixes that are included in this release, as well as those that have not been incorporated into this release.
Downloads available for
Note: For Linux running on x86, AMD64 or EM64T select the linux_x86 download.
Descriptions of the resolved defects are included in the readme files associated with each patch download.
Each patch contains the cumulative fixes of its predecessor. All other patches referenced in this document are obsolete.
Created to fix bug(s):
PM95460 PM94780 PM94778 PM94777 PM94776 PM94775 PM94772
PM94769 PM94720 PM93910 PM93775 PM93223 PM93138 PM92657
PM92638 PM92131 PM92098 PM91868 PM90807 PM90053 PM88185
PM86937 PM86562 PM85393 PM81596 PM80296 PM76261 PM73234
PM73122 PM50106 PM48834 PM37696
Descriptions of resolved defects are included in the ux_readme and windows_readme files in the Download package table.
Refer to technote 1380386 for detailed installation instructions.
If you to plan to use WebSphere Application Server v8.0 with IBM Rational ClearCase, IBM Rational ClearQuest or IBM Rational RequisitePro, please read technote 1569987 before installing the products.
If you plan to use Installation Manager on Solaris, Linux, or AIX in GUI mode, please refer to technote 1330190 for more information.
You must install this update using the Updates Packages wizard in IBM Installation Manager. For information on installing updates, see the topic 'Installing Updates' in the IBM Installation Manager Information Center at
- By default, the update is installed from the IBM update repository located on a remote server.
- It is also possible to download the update and install it locally.
- Download the repository from the Download Package table below.
- Extract files to a temporary directory. In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the temporary directory location to the list of repositories.
- Use the Update Packages wizard in the Installation Manager to complete the update.
Note: The readme files are also included in each patch bundle; therefore,
you need not download the readme separately when downloading the patch.
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Problems (APARS) fixed