Rational ClearCase Fix Pack 12 (126.96.36.199) for 8.0
IBM Rational ClearCase 188.8.131.52 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.0 including all predecessor fix packs.
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.
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.
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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.
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Please read ClearCase Release Notes for other important release information.
Technote 1566655 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.
Prerequisites are: Installation Manager 1.7.1 or later; Rational ClearCase Version 8.0 or 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11 or 18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124 or 126.96.36.199 or 188.8.131.52 or 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11 or 18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124 or 126.96.36.199
Important Upgrade Information:
Before you upgrade servers that deploy web components, read technote 1572830. Specifically, refer to the section labeled "Avoiding Problems".
Before you upgrade to this release from ClearCase MultiSite 8.0.0.x (including 8.0) on servers that have feature level 6 VOB families, refer to technote 1609810 for important information.
Important Information for users of the silent install option:
Beginnning with this release, when you use the silent install option on Linux platforms and specify that the MVFS should be rebuilt, a value for the key "user.CC_MVFSModuleKernelPath" is required in the response file. Please see the sample response file in technote 1351501.
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, read technote 1569987 before installing the products.
If you plan to use Installation Manager on Solaris, Linux, or AIX in GUI mode, 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.
The ClearCase Remote Client and CMAPI now support SP800-131 compliance. Custom configuration may be required for integrated environments, for example, with Rational Team Concert with CCRC or with CMAPI applications not using IBM JRE. Refer to technote 1666060 for more information.
For the Rational ClearTeam Explorer and ClearTeam Explorer Extension offerings, use the ccrc.zip and ccrc_extension.zip download packages below. For installation instructions, see ClearCase Information Center.
If you have previously modified the ClearCase default extended naming symbol (@@) on any Windows 64-bit system, review technote 1618052. After upgrading to this release, you will need to reconfigure the symbol's value.
Note: Descriptions of resolved defects are included in the ux_readme and windows_readme files in the Download package table. The readme files are also included in each patch bundle; therefore, you need not download the readme separately when downloading the patch.
The following sections provide detailed information related to this release.
How critical is this fix?
This is a maintenance release. This fixpack addresses vulnerabilities XML external entities. Review the Security bulletin CVE-2014-3090 for more information. It also contains fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.
There are no known regressions 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
For information about the new features and enhancements in Rational ClearCase 8.0, see ClearCase Release Notes.
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Problems (APARS) fixed
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Software version: 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 4038188
Modified date: 17 September 2014