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Rational Quality Manager

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Rational Quality Manager and Rational Test Lab Manager 1.0.1

Product Release Trial | March 16, 2009 | Documentation
This is not the most recent version. We recommend Rational Quality Manager 6.0 . 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.

Install Prerequisites

Refer to the Rational Quality Manager System Requirements before installing to make certain that your system meets or exceeds the minimum required configuration.

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

Download and Install

Follow these steps to download and install Rational Quality Manager and Rational Test Lab Manager:

  1. Download the Rational Quality Manager and Rational Test Lab Manager zip file from the All Downloads tab. Download the Build Forge zip files if you plan to use Rational Test Lab Manager.
  2. Extract the contents of the downloaded zip file to a temporary directory.
  3. Execute launchpad.exe (on Windows) or (on Linux) to start and install Installation Manager V1.2.
  4. From this point, you can follow the instructions found in the Rational Quality Manager Installation Guide
  5. To integrate Build Forge with the Rational Test Lab Manager component of Rational Quality Manager, follow the instructions in the Build Forge zip files downloaded from the All Downloads tab.

Optional: Download Rational Team Concert Client

Rational Team Concert is required to administer your user roles and permissions, and for synchronization with ClearQuest Connector.

Get Rational Team Concert 1.0.1


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If you need help installing or using Rational Quality Manager, post your questions in the forums. For full IBM support, visit our support page.