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IBM Rational Asset Manager

A collaborative environment for creating and governing software assets

Rational Asset Manager

Product Release / Trial | May 28, 2014
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Rational Asset Manager New & Noteworthy

Rational Asset Manager New & Noteworthy

IBM Rational Asset Manager, version is a fix pack that contains fixes and enhancements to the 7.5.2 release.

Introducing Rational Asset Manager, Version

These are the noteworthy items in IBM Rational Asset Manager, Version


This fix pack contains the fixes for these defects: List of defects fixed in version

New policies

Asset Lock Policy

This policy could be used to lock asset. User could allow this policy to run only once in current state by checking "Run only once" option.

Asset Unlock Policy

This policy could be used to unlock asset. User could allow this policy to run only once in current state by checking "Run only once" option.

Data report

You can export asset attribute, category and relationship reports for selected assets using this report function.

Java API

RAMAsset.categorize(Category category, String categorization, boolean force)

New function RAMAsset.categorize accept a third parameter set as force categorize flag. If new categorization has conflict with the existing categorization, force categorize will remove the existing exclusive categorization, then categorize the asset with new categorization.

RAMCategory.setName(String name) & RAMSubCategory.setName(String name)

Repository admin could use setName functions defined in RAMCategory and RAMSubCategory to modify category name or sucategory name.


This function allow users to remove rating on a specified asset using RAM API:

		RAMAsset asset  = session.getAsset(new AssetIdentification("{guid}", "{version}"));
		RAMAssetRatings ratings = (RAMAssetRatings)asset.getRatings();
		RAMStatus status = session.put(asset, new NullProgressMonitor());
		System.out.println(status.isOK() || status.matches(IStatus.INFO));

RAMCategory.deleteSubcategory(String categorization) & RAMSubCategory.deleteSubcategory(String categorization)

Repository admin can use deleteSubcategory functions to delete subcategory under specified category or subcategory.

RAM Command Line Interface(CLI)

Force categorize option(-f) in CLi set command

Set command in CLI accepts -f as force category option.

Miscellaneous Enhancements

Asset category selection view in Role Scopes

Improved category selection view to make it easier for user to select and review categorization


Websphere Application

Rational Asset Manager can now be installed on WebSphere Application Server Version

Eclipse 4.3.2

Rational Asset Manager eclipse client now can be installed on Eclipse 4.3.2.

Windows 8

Rational Asset Manager eclipse client now can run on Windows 8.