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Design Management 3.0

Product Release / Trial | June 23, 2011
This is not the most recent version. We recommend Design Management 6.0.6.1 . This is made available for archival purposes and may contain bugs and/or security vulnerabilities. If you do download this version, it is being provided AS IS, without warranties of any kind, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We strongly advise you review the support pages for this version and update the product or take actions recommended therein. Security bulletins contain instructions for the security vulnerability addressed therein, and may require upgrading to a newer version. Link to security vulnerability blog: IBM PSIRT blog.

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Review the prerequisites, release notes, and system requirements

Before you install IBM® Rational® Software Architect Design Manager or IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager, review the installation prerequisites, release notes, and system requirements for Rational Software Architect Design Manager, or system requirements for Rational Rhapsody Design Manager.

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Download and install

For detailed installation instructions for the Design Management 3.0 release, see the Interactive installation guide. For quick, high-level instructions, complete the following steps:

  1. If you installed a previous milestone or release candidate release of Rational® Software Architect Design Manager or Rational Rhapsody Design Manager, you must completely uninstall all components (the server, the server extensions, import engine, and client extensions) before installing this release.
  2. On the All Downloads tab, download the following .zip files based on the Rational modeling product that you use:
    • IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager - All
    • IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager - All
  3. Extract the contents of the downloaded .zip files into a temporary location, so that you have the following directories:
    • IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager: RSADM_Setup, DM_Server, RSADM_Server, RSADM_ImportEngine, RSADM_Client
    • IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager: RhapsodyDM_Setup, DM_Server, RhapsodyDM_Server, RhapsodyDM_ImportEngine, RhapsodyDM_Client
  4. To begin the installation, in the *_Setup directory, run the launchpad file, and click Install the server.
  5. In IBM Installation Manager, install the server and server extension.
  6. To install the import engine, which is a utility that sends models to the server, run the launchpad file and click Install the import engine.
  7. In IBM Installation Manager, install the import engine. You can install the import engine on any computer that contains model content to import to the Design Management Server.
  8. Configure the Design Management Server; the server includes Apache Derby for supporting up to 10 users. To enable more than 10 users, install DB2 or another supported database program. For detailed instructions on how to setup and configure the server, see this: Setting up and configuring the Design Management Server.
  9. (Optional) To directly connect your Rational architecture and design product to Design Management Server to view, search, review, and comment on designs, complete the steps for the Rational product that you use:
    • Rational Software Architect: Install the client extension into an installation of Rational Software Architect, version 8.0 or later. Use the launchpad to begin the client extension installation process. If you do not have a licensed version of Rational Software Architect installed, you can download and install an evaluation version.
    • Rational Rhapsody: Download, install, and configure Rational Rhapsody, version 7.6. Use the launchpad to begin the client extension installation process. If you do not have a licensed version of Rational Rhapsody installed, you can download and install an evaluation version.
  1. (Optional) To test the Design Management Server and related capabilities quickly, import and view the Rational Software Architect or Rational Rhapsody sample model included on the All Downloads tab. Ensure that you read the readme.txt file included in the sample model .zip file for instructions on how to import and view the sample.

Visit the forums

If you need additional guidance setting up or using Design Management Server, visit the Jazz.net forums and post a question. Developers and other community members monitor this forum and provide answers.

Report a bug or submit a suggestion

If you find a bug or have a suggestion for an enhancement, create a work item.