IBM Rational Focal Point 6.6.1 has been made generally available and contains new features as well as fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.
The Change history 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.
The Known side effects section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
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Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.
You can install Rational Focal Point 6.6.1 either as a direct installation, or as an upgrade.
- Download Rational Focal Point, version 6.6.1.
- Extract the content of the .zip file to a temporary directory.
- In the IBM Installation Manager, click File > Preferences and add the locally downloaded Rational Focal Point, version 6.6.1 repository location to the list of repositories.
- Click Install to directly install the complete package.
For more information about installing Rational Focal Point, version 6.6.1, see Installation road map.
For installing Rational Focal Point, version 6.6.1 in the evaluation environment, see Installation road map for evaluation environment.
For upgrading from earlier versions of Rational Focal Point, uninstall the existing version, and install Rational Focal Point, version 6.6.1. For details, see Upgrading from earlier versions.
Note: To install or start IBM Installation Manager on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL 6.0/6.1 x86_64 (64-bit), you must install 32-bit OS system libraries on your system. For details, see technote 1459143: Unable to install Installation Manager on RHEL 6.0/6.1 (64-bit)
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How critical is this fix?
This is a service release of Rational Focal Point. It contains new features as well as fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.
There are no known issues to report.
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
Review the following list of open defects. For a list of additional issues, refer the Known problems and limitations section of the Release notes documentation.
|PI04784||Relational graph issue with default templates|
|PI04854||REST Authentication for an SSO user with SSO password fails|
|PI05047||Cannot update the value of Date attributes using PUT method|
|PI05154||Full display and filters|
|PI05551||Copy and paste table from Microsoft Word document to a text attribute|
|PI05604||“Paste from word" plugin, and the Dates and Numbers settings|
|PI05653||Performance issue on the loading time of attribute statistics view|
|PI05669||Microsoft Excel export issue|
|PM78164||Bulleted and numbered list formatting in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla FireFox|
|PM79508||Incoming Links attribute displays links that do not exist (due to deleted Mirror Attribute)|
|PM80914||Problem in computation of values for streams that depends on calculator tapes|
|PM83322||Investment analysis: Selecting Auto Recal option freezes Rational Focal Point|
|PM85983||View with the relative rule "Created Date is today" does not display the elements (Rational Focal Point server on EST)|
|PM86964||Performance issue when editing rule on Filter on Link attribute|
|PM89509||Template based workspace and "Is Folder" attribute|
|PM89985||Rational Focal Point allows creating duplicate links in a Linklist attribute|
|PM91254||DeadlockLoserDataAccessException errors when importing elements from Microsoft Excel|
|PM96070||Expression queue executes very slowly after upgrade to Rational Focal Point 6.6 devfix 3|
|PM96433||Error during "Save this chart ..." in Visualize display|
|PM99192||Horizontal scroll bar is missing in Configure/Add attribute pages|
|PM99616||Ctrl-Alt-Del while using Rational Focal Point application using Microsoft Internet Explorer|
|PM99742||Copy and past from text attribute configured with "Truncate Text"|
|PI05821||Element creation through Rational Focal Point Rest API is slow|
|PM98475||Date value is changed to Unix Time value when edited in Dynamic table view|
|PM92617||Cannot add additional tabs in homepage|
Refer the New features and enhancements section of the Release notes documentation.
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Problems (APARS) fixed