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IBM Rational Asset Manager

A collaborative environment for creating and governing software assets

Rational Asset Manager

Product Release / Trial | March 19, 2010
This is not the most recent version. We recommend Rational Asset Manager . 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.

Download and Install

Review the release notes before installing to understand the system requirements and any known issues.

  1. From the All Downloads tab, download the package for your platform.
  2. Extract the contents of the .zip file into a temporary location.
  3. Launch IBM Installation Manager:
    • On Windows: Run the launchpad.exe file.
    • On Linux: Run the file.
  4. For Windows and Linux, you can install the Rational Asset Manager Eclipse client, server, and DB2 database. For AIX and zLinux, you can install the server and use the Web client.
  5. If you already have a database installed, install the Rational Asset Manager server. If you do not have a database installed, you must first install one. You can use the link from the launchpad to install a DB2 database.
  6. Configure the Rational Asset Manager server by using the server setup utility; for instructions see the Installation Guide. You use the 60 day trial license to complete the installation.

Follow the Installation Guide

The Rational Asset Manager installation guide contains information and tips to step you through the entire process. You can even use the helpful Installation roadmap to create the list of topics that apply to your specific installation scenario.

Upgrading? Downloads of Rational Asset Manager from are for new installations only. For upgrades, see the download document.

Create a Rational Asset Manager image on the Cloud

Rather than downloading and installing the product, you can try Rational Asset Manager by creating an image on the IBM Development and Test Cloud.

Learn how to create an instance of Rational Asset Manager on the IBM Development and Test Cloud.

Visit the forums

If you need additional guidance while setting up or using Rational Asset Manager, please visit the forums to ask a question. Rational Asset Manager developers and other community members monitor this forum and answer questions.

Report a bug or submit a suggestion

The Rational Asset Manager development team uses their own tools to develop Rational Asset Manager. If you find a bug or have a suggestion for an enhancement to Rational Asset Manager, please create a work item.