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Rational Synergy release information

Release notes


The release information for IBM Rational Synergy contains information about problem fixes, links to important supporting documentation, and a list of known problems.


This release information includes the following content about Rational Synergy version

About this release

Rational Synergy version includes fixes to various problems. For a list of problems that are fixed in this Fix Pack, see the Fix list document.

Fixed APARs in this release

APARs that are fixed in this Fix Pack are in the Fix list document.

Product documentation

For complete documentation, including installation instructions, review the Information Center.

Software and hardware requirements

Review the detailed system requirements document at
Detailed System Requirements for Rational Synergy

Access the software
Access the Rational Synergy Download document.

Installation information

Prerequisite requirements:

This Fix Pack requires prior installation of all the following, in order.
Rational Synergy 7.1
Rational Synergy Fix Pack 1 ( for 7.1
Rational Synergy Fix Pack 2 ( 7.1

Installation Instructions:

See the Readme that is provided in the Rational Synergy Download document.

Uninstalling the Fix pack

If you updated to Rational Synergy, you can revert to the previous version by following the instructions in the Readme that is provided in the Download document.

Known problems

For a list of known problems review Known Problems.

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Document information

More support for: Rational Synergy

Software version:

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 7021878

Modified date: 16 June 2011

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