March 22, 2018
IBM Rational Build Forge
Automate and accelerate build and release processes
Rational Build Forge 7.1.2
1Check the requirements
Before installing the product, check the requirements for the software to install:
- To use IBM® Rational® Build Forge®, check the system requirements and preinstallation requirements in the Rational Build Forge Information Center.
- To use the included build acceleration utility, Build Catalyst, check the system requirements in the "Build Catalyst" section in the Rational Build Forge Information Center.
- To use IBM Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere® with Rational Build Forge, check the system requirements in the Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere Information Center.
2Download and install
For information about which Rational Build Forge components to download and how to install those components, see Download and install.
3Read the documentation
For an overview of Rational Build Forge and a description of how to install a stand-alone deployment, see the Rational Build Forge 7.1.2 Quick Start Guide.
For details about requirements, installation methods, and configuration options, see the Rational Build Forge Information Center. Also see the information center for details about use, configuration, and examples.
For information about using Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere, see the Rational Automation Framework for WebSphere Information Center.
4Visit the forums
For additional guidance while setting up or using Rational Build Forge, visit the forums to ask a question. Developers and other community members monitor this forum and answer questions.