IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation
Definition · Management · Analysis
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.4
Getting started with Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.4
About the download: The Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) all-in-one installer includes the option to deploy a shared Jazz Team Server and the Change and Configuration Management (CCM), Quality Management (QM), Requirements Management (RM), and Jazz Reporting Service (JRS) applications, and trial licenses for Rational DOORS Next Generation, Rational Team Concert, and Rational Quality Manager that unlock access to capabilities provided by the applications. While you can perform most tasks with a web browser, the all-in-one installer also includes options to install client tools that support advanced tasks and optimized workflows for specific roles or jobs, or tools that provide additional functions such as integrations with other systems.
Windows x86-32/64, 404.94 MB
For other download options, including local (offline) installers, see the All Downloads tab.
1Plan and prepare
For known issues with this release, see the release notes.
For supported platforms and requirements, see the system requirements.
2Install the server and applications
To perform a web installation of the server, download the web installer for your platform (see the previous section), extract the .zip file, and start the launchpad (launchpad.exe or launchpad.sh, depending on your platform). The server includes Apache Derby to support up to 10 users. To enable more than 10 users, install IBM DB2 or another supported database program.
If you need to install the server in an environment without Internet access, visit the All Downloads page, download a repository for the server and trial licenses, and install by using IBM Installation Manager.
Note: During the installation process, you have the option to install different applications. You do not have to install all of them: you can install only a subset of the applications. These options are for advanced installation scenarios, such as distributing the applications across multiple servers or deploying multiple applications of the same type within an application group.
For information about installing and managing client access licenses, see Managing client access licenses.
3Set up the server
After the installation, complete the steps in the Jazz Team Server setup wizard, which is available at https://fully_qualified_host_name:9443/jts/setup (where fully_qualified_host_name is the domain for your server).
Additional guidance: For help with the setup wizard, see Running the setup wizard in the product documentation.
4Install the clients
You can perform most tasks with a web browser. The client tools support advanced tasks and optimized workflows for specific roles or jobs, or provide additional functions such as integrations with other systems.
To learn more about new enhancements in this release, see the New & Noteworthy page.
To learn more about Rational DOORS Next Generation, see the documentation, the project page, and the Deployment wiki.
For help installing or using Rational DOORS Next Generation, post your questions in the forums. Rational DOORS Next Generation developers and other community members monitor the forums and answer questions.
If you are a Rational RequisitePro® user, see Get Started with Rational Requirements Composer: Guidance for Rational RequisitePro Users to learn more about the next-generation RM and definition capabilities and how to migrate your Rational RequisitePro projects to the RM application.
To explore CLM capabilities, including CCM, QM, and RM, see the Money that Matters Lifecycle Scenario. This scenario takes approximately two to three hours to complete.
Report a bug or submit a suggestion
The Rational development team uses Rational tools to develop Rational DOORS Next Generation. If you find a bug or have a suggestion for an enhancement, visit the Jazz.net work items page and create a work item.
For information from support, including FAQs, visit the IBM Support portal. You can configure the support portal to view information about specific products.
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