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Rational Test Workbench Eclipse Client Fix Pack 1 (8.6.0.1) for 8.6

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Abstract

Rational Test Workbench Eclipse Client (RTWec) 8.6.0.1 has been made generally available and contains fixes to version 8.6.

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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.

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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.

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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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Prerequisites

Prerequisites include:

Version of IBM Installation Manager required: IBM Installation Manager 1.7.3 or later.

Installation Instructions

Review the Installing page in the IBM Knowledge Center.

Install the Fix Pack using the Update wizard in IBM Installation Manager.

OR

Download the software from Fix Central.

  1. After download completes, open the Installation Manager, click File, and select Preferences.
  2. Click Add Repository and browse to the location of the folder that contains the downloaded files.
  3. Start the IBM Installation Manager.
  4. Click Update and follow the instructions in the wizard.

Download package

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
Corrective

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

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

Review the following list of known issues and open defects:

Review the Release notes for Rational Test Workbench Eclipse Client 8.6 for a list of known limitations. For mobile testing, if you are interested in testing on iOS 8, you should review technote 1687152: iOS8: no recording UIAlertView and UIActionSheet in addition to the Known Limitations section of the Release Notes.

Open defects

Review the following list of open defects for Rational Test Workbench on the IBM Support Portal page.

Review technote 1461170: Open APARs for Rational products available on the Web for information on how to configure your MyNotifications subscription account and subscribe to the APARs you are interested in following.

Change history

What's new

Rational Test Workbench Eclipse Client, version 8.6.0.1 includes the following features and enhancements:

  • Support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
  • Support for Citrix Receiver 4.1 on Microsoft Windows 8.1, 2012, and 2012 R2.
  • Support for iOS 7.x and earlier apps ported to or running on iOS 8. iOS 8 support is currently unavailable for any apps that exploit new iOS 8 features.
  • Web UI extension:
    • Support for recording and playback of HTML controls inside the iframe tag.
    • Support for recording in Microsoft Internet Explorer as a non-admin user with the protected mode turned on.

Click the link in the Download Options column:

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
8.6.0.1-Rational-RTWEC-fixzippack 17 Oct 2014 English 1 FC

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Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench
Eclipse Client

Software version: 8.6.0.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4038473

Modified date: 17 October 2014