Supplement for supported platforms for Rational Functional Tester version 8.2.2

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This document lists the various supported platforms on which IBM Rational Functional Tester can be installed.

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Table 1: Supported 32-bit operating systems
Operating system
8.2.2, 8.2.2.1
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • SP2,
  • SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Support withdrawn
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Support withdrawn
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
  • Standard Edition SP1, SP2
  • Enterprise Edition SP1, SP2
Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Business SP1, SP2,
  • Enterprise SP1, SP2,
  • Ultimate SP1, SP2
Microsoft Windows 2008 Server
  • Standard Edition * SP1, SP2
  • Enterprise Edition SP2
*Note: The Hyper-V host is not supported, but the guest operating system that is supported by Rational® Functional Tester and hosted on Hyper-V is supported.
Microsoft Windows 7
  • Ultimate SP1,
  • Enterprise SP1,
  • Professional SP1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS
  • 4.0,
  • 4.0 Update 1,
  • 4.0 Update 5,
  • 4.0 Update 8,
  • 4.0 Update 9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES
  • 4.0,
  • 4.0 Update 1
  • 4.0 Update 5,
  • 4.0 Update 8,
  • 4.0 Update 9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Server)
  • 5.0 Update 3,
  • 5.0 Update 4,
  • 5.0 Update 5,
  • 6.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
  • 4.0,
  • 4.0 Update 1,
  • 4.0 Update 5,
  • 4.0 Update 7,
  • 4.0 Update 8,
  • 4.0 Update 9,
  • 5.0 Update 2,
  • 5.0 Update 3,
  • 5.0 Update 4,
  • 5.0 Update 5,
  • 5.0 Update 7
  • 6.0
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
  • 9.0,
  • 9.0 SP4,
  • 10.0,
  • 10.0 SP1,
  • 10.0 SP2,
  • 10.0 SP3,
  • 10.0 SP4,
  • 11.0,
  • 11.0 SP1
  • 11.0 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • 10.0,
  • 10.0 SP1,
  • 10.0 SP2,
  • 10.0 SP4,
  • 11.0,
  • 11.0 SP1
Ubuntu Desktop LTS
  • 8.0.4,
  • 10.04
Ubuntu Server LTS
  • 8.0.4,
  • 10.04

Note: Rational Functional Tester provides support for testing applications on a computer that has Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) setup on Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. For more information, see the technote Enabling browsers for Rational Functional Tester version 8.1 on Federal Desktop Core Configuration compliant Microsoft Windows machines.



Table 2: Operating systems that are supported in the 64-bit mode
Operating system
8.2.2, 8.2.2.1
Microsoft Windows XP, SP2 Professional yes
Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Business
  • Ultimate
  • Enterprise
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, Standard yes
Microsoft Windows 2008 Server, Standard yes
Microsoft Windows 2008 Server, SP2 Enterprise yes
Microsoft Windows 2008 Server, R2, SP1 Standard yes
Microsoft Windows 7, SP1
  • Ultimate
  • Enterprise
  • Professional

Note: Rational Functional Tester provides limited support for testing applications on 64-bit mode. You can test Windows and .NET 64-bit applications in the 64-bit Windows operating system. You can also test all the supported 32-bit applications that run in 32-bit mode in the 64-bit Windows operating system. For more information, see the product release notes and the tech notes in the Support site.


Table 3: Additional software requirements for Rational Functional Tester

Software environment
8.2.2, 8.2.2.1
Microsoft .NET Framework
  • 2.0
  • 3.0
  • 3.5
  • 4.0
Microsoft Visual Studio
  • .NET 2003, Standard Edition with VB.NET Project support for .NET 2003 scripting.
  • .NET 2003, Professional Edition, with VB.NET Project support for .NET 2003 scripting.
  • .NET 2005, Standard Edition with VB.NET Project support for .NET 2005 scripting.
  • .NET 2005, Professional Edition, with VB.NET Project support for .NET 2005 scripting.
  • .NET 2010, Professional Edition, with VB.NET Project support for .NET 2010 scripting.
Important: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 is installed with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2010. However, to use Rational Functional Tester with the Visual Studio .NET 2010 Integrated Development Environment, you must also install Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 or 3.5.
Linux The GNU Image Manipulation Program Toolkit (GTK+), Version 2.2.1 to 2.20, and associated libraries (GLib, Pango).
Extending an existing Eclipse IDE To install Rational Functional Tester into an existing eclipse, you require:
  • Eclipse 3.6.2
  • For Windows: IBM 32-bit SDK for Windows, Java™ 2 Technology Edition, Version 6 or Sun Java 2 Standard Edition 6
  • For Linux: IBM 32-bit SDK for Linux on Intel® architecture, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 6 or Sun Java 2 Standard Edition 6
Important: To enable users who do not have Administrator privileges to work with Rational Functional Tester on a Windows Vista system or Windows 7, do not install Eclipse inside the Program Files directory (C:\Program Files\)
For information, see Install into an existing Eclipse instance.
Supported virtualization software
  • Citrix Presentation Manager Version 4 or 4.5, running on Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition or Windows Server 2003 Professional Edition.
  • Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008
Licensing server
  • IBM Rational Common License Server 8.1.2.
For more information see, Rational Common License Server information center.

Note: For information pertaining to the versions and features, refer the respective topic notes available in the Rational Functional Tester Information Center.


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More support for:

Rational Functional Tester
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Software version:

8.2.2, 8.2.2.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

7027157

Modified date:

2012-08-09

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