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This document contains links (URLs) to IBM Operational Decision Manager technical support documents and information that can help you get more value from your software. It is intended to help you to be proactive in your support and administration of IBM Operational Decision Manager. This document includes:
- Announcement letter for IBM Operational Decision Manager V8.5
- Announcement letter for IBM Operational Decision Manager for z/OS V8.5
- Security Bulletin: IBM Operational Decision Manager and WebSphere ILOG JRules: Multiple security vulnerabilities in IBM JRE 6.0
IBM Java Runtime Environment 6.0 SR 13 release containing multiple fixes for CVEs covered in Oracle's Critical Patch Update release of October (2012), January 13, February 1 and February 19 releases (2013) contained in JDK 6.0 SR 10 and earlier.
- WebSphere Operational Decision Management V188.8.131.52 Fix Pack
This fix pack updates WebSphere Operational Decision Management V7.5, V184.108.40.206, V220.127.116.11, and V18.104.22.168.
- Latest Operational Decision Manager Technical documents
IlrDeployRuleAppException when deploying RuleApp from Rule Designer to Rule Execution Server
Why do I get an error message "IlrDeployRuleAppException: Error during the import of RuleApps" when deploying a RuleApp to Rule Execution Server.
"Cannot retrieve execution traces on server X" message in DVS test suite execution results page
Explains the possible reasons and solutions when getting the message "Cannot retrieve execution traces on server <your server>" in the results page of a Decision Validation Services (DVS) test suite execution.
NullPointerException while deploying a ruleApp using the IlrDeploymentFacility.deployRuleAppArchive(...) API
Why do I get a NullPointerException when deploying a ruleApp using the IlrDeploymentFacility.deployRuleAppArchive(...) API in 22.214.171.124 while this was working correctly in earlier versions ? The NullPointerException only seems to occur when a ruleset contains an error or a warning, as is the case if there is an empty decision table for example. Why is there a NullPointerException in such situations?
Connection with Decision Center has failed
The connection to Rule Team Server or Decision Center might fail with the message "Connection with [Rule Team Server or Decision Center] has failed", but with no further indication of what the issue might be.
Decision Center customization not working when deployed along others
When applying more than one business rule management/rule governance or rule authoring extension to Rule Team Server or Decision Center, some of them no longer work.
IlrInvalidElementException when saving a rule artifact to RTS with a username longer than 50 characters
When publishing a rule project to Rule Team Server (RTS) or saving a rule artifact in RTS as a user with 50+ character username, the following error is thrown: ilog.rules.teamserver.model.IlrInvalidElementException: Value for the property 'brm.ModelElement.createdBy' is too large: maximum size is '50', actual size is 'xxx'
Performance of publishing and updating RuleDocs
Is it possible to improve performance of publishing and updating RuleDocs?
Limitations when using digits in verbalizations
Why does a rule show some compilation error when using a verbalization that contains digits? Why would a rule show an error in one locale while it is valid in another locale? Is there any limitation with regard to the characters that can be used in verbalizations in relation with numbers?
Change the default schema for the Decision Center tables
How can I have Decision Center tables in a schema other than the default schema associated with its datasource user?
WMB message flows containing ODM Events WMB integration nodes fail to deploy to WMB execution groups using WMBTK V126.96.36.199
WebSphere Message Broker (WMB) V8 message flows containing Operational Decision Manager Events V8 WMB integration nodes fail to deploy to WMB execution groups using WMB Toolkit V188.8.131.52.
Cannot get a connection to RES database after RES server restart
Rule invocation fails each time after the RES server is restarted due to database connection failure. After running RES diagnostics, rule invocation begins to run successfully until the next time when the server is restarted.
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- Operational Decision Manager V8.0.1 information roadmap
- How IBM Support Assistant helps you troubleshoot software problems
This 97-second video describes the options you have with IBM Support Assistant to make it easier to troubleshoot problems.
- Wondering where to start with IBM Support?
This Support Quick Start trifold introduces the benefits of IBM support coverage. It highlights the resources and how to access them.
- IBM Operational Decision Manager detailed system requirements
The list below identifies the supported releases of IBM Decision Center and IBM Decision Server and Business Rules for z/OS from which you can select specific detailed system requirements (DSR).
- Fix List for IBM Operational Decision Manager
IBM provides periodic fixes for the Operational Decision Manager family (formely known as WebSphere Operational Decision Management). The following is a complete list of fixes for the components IBM Decision Server and IBM Decision Center.
- Operational Decision Manager Download document
This document describes how to download IBM Operational Decision Manager (formely know as WebSphere Operational Decision Management).
- Collecting Data: Read first for all ILOG Business Rule Management System Components
Collecting data for problems with ILOG Business Rule Management Systems Components . Collecting this MustGather information before calling IBM support will help you understand the problem and save time analyzing the data.
- Redbooks publication:
Making Better Decisions Using IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management
Flexible Decision Automation for Your zEnterprise with Business Rules and Events
- Support blogs:
- IBM Electronic Support
IBM Electronic Support offers on-line support tools and resources to help you diagnose and resolve problems, and maintain your IBM products.
- IBM Software Support Lifecycle
Find detailed information about the available IBM Software Support Lifecycle Policies to help you realize the full value of your IBM software products.
- IBM WebSphere Education for IBM Operational Decision Management
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--WB385 Authoring Rules in IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management V8.
- WebSphere ILOG BRMS V7.1 and V7.0 Education
- WebSphere ILOG Business Rule Management Systems Forums
This forum is for technical discussions around the WebSphere ILOG JRules BRMS and WebSphere ILOG Rules for .NET BRMS family of products. It includes support for the trial versions of available products. It is a great way for customer to share their experience with other users.
- Information Centers for version 8.0.1:
IBM Operational Decision Manager 8.0.1
Rule Execution Server Console
IBM WebSphere Decision Center Business Console
- Information Centers for version 8.0:
IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management 8.0
Rule Execution Server Console
IBM WebSphere Decision Center Business Console
- Information Centers for version 7.5:
WebSphere Operational Decision Management Version 7.5
Decision Center for business users information center
- Information Centers for version 7.1.1.
WebSphere ILOG JRules BRMS Version 7.1.1
Rule Execution Server Console online help Version 7.1.1
Rule Team Server Console online help Version 7.1.1
WebSphere ILOG Rules for .NET BRMS Version 7.1.1
- Technical Exchange webcasts
Join us as technical experts share their knowledge and then answer your questions. Visit this site often to see upcoming topics.
- IBM Education Assistant modules for WebSphere products
IBM Education Assistant (IEA) is a collection of multimedia educational modules that help you better understand IBM software products and use them more effectively to meet your business requirements.
- IBM Software Redbooks
Hundreds of IBM Redbooks publications are available for downloading.
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