Rational Synchronization Server Fix Pack 5 (1.4.0.5) for 1.4

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Abstract

IBM Rational Synchronization Server 1.4.0.5 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 1.4 including all predecessor fix packs.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description

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.

The How critical is this fix section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.

The Prerequisites section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.

The Download package section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.

The Installation instructions 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.

Supporting Documentation
Document Description

Click to review the detailed system requirements information for a complete list of hardware requirements, supported operating systems, prerequisites and optional supported software, with component-level details and operating system restrictions.

This document contains a collection of product documentation links for IBM Rational Change, which includes Synchronization Server content, prior to the creation of its information center. Select the version of Change you are using to review its related content.

You can also visit the IBM Knowledge Center page to browse for additional product documentation.

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.

Find technical developer content and resources.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites include:

If you have Rational Synchronization Server already installed, you must uninstall it before installing this version. Uninstalling Rational Synchronization Server will not remove links, templates or log files.

Installation Instructions

Review the Readme for installation instructions.

Prior to installation, ensure that you have the following environment variables set correctly:

  • JAVA_HOME – path to a Java 6 JDK or JRE_HOME – path to a Java 6 Runtime Environment
  • CATALINA_HOME – path to your Tomcat installation

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The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.

Click the FC link below to obtain the release from Fix Central.


How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description

This is a maintenance release. It contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.

Test Results

Definitions

Regression: An error in the Maintenance Delivery Vehicle (MDV) that produces incorrect or unexpected behavior causing a supported feature to stop functioning as designed.
This includes:

  • Coding errors that cause a regression
  • Documentation or packaging problems that cause a regression
  • Errors reported in a new function delivered in a MDV that cause a regression

Incomplete: An error in the MDV has not regressed, but does not work as designed.
This includes:

  • Fixed APARs which did not solve the original problem but did not break anything new
  • APARs reporting documentation errors, such as readme errors, that cause problems applying an MDV but do not lead to a regression

Notes:
  • Regression and incomplete APARs are considered fix-in-error or MDV-in-error
  • Definitions above apply only to valid APARs that result in product fixes (APARs returned as working-as-designed are not assessed for being fix-in-error)
  • Issues in major releases due to new functionality do not apply in this definition

There are no known regressions to report.

Problems solved

Defects resolved

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

The following defects were not resolved in this release:

Refer to Readme for known issues

Change history

What's new

Rational Synchronization Server 1.4.0.5 fix pack addresses several customer reported defects that in general, has improved quality, usability, better memory management, improved performance apart from upgrading the bundled Rational Team Concert client libraries to 4.0.1 version.

Note: Rational Synchronization Server 1.4.0.5 has now upgraded and bundled Rational Team Concert client libraries 4.0.1 version. which means, this release is compatible with Rational Team Concert servers 4.0.1 and above. Incase you are upgrading to this fix pack from previous release, please ensure you have compatible version of Rational Team Concert server.

Click the link in the Download Options column:

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
Rational Synchronization Server 1.4 fixes 27 Mar 2014 English 1 FC

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Helpful Hints For Obtaining Technical Assistance:

Before you contact IBM Rational Software Support, gather the background information that you need to describe the problem. When you describe a problem to an IBM software support specialist, be as specific as possible and include all relevant background information so that the specialist can help you solve the problem efficiently. To save time, know the answers to these questions:

  • 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
PI05361, PI06392, PI06397, PI08512, PI08642, PI11704, PM01574, PM36851, PM36852, PM49096, PM49098, PM49100, PM49101, PM49104, PM49147, PM49148, PM49149, PM49151, PM49153, PM49186, PM49155, PM71993, PM82909

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Document information


More support for:

Rational Change
Synch FW / Srvr

Software version:

5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.3.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

4037217

Modified date:

2014-03-27

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