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IBM Rational Requirements Composer

Definition Management Analysis

Rational Requirements Composer 4.0

Product Release / Trial | June 12, 2012
This is not the most recent version. We recommend Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.7 . 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.

About the download: Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, and Rational Requirements Composer share a common installation. You can install any of the three products and then enable the others by installing the appropriate licenses.

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Download trial duration 60 days
Client access licensing options Authorized, Floating, Term, Token
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Client access limit per server Unrestricted1
Combining licenses on same server All licenses can be installed together on a server in any combination.
Server license Included with client access license
IBM support Full IBM Support
Databases supported Derby1 (included), IBM DB2 (Enterprise and Workgroup Edition)2, IBM DB2 for z/OS, Oracle®, Microsoft® SQL Server
Application servers supported Tomcat (included), IBM WebSphere Application Server2
Synchronizers, bridges ClearQuest
Lifecycle traceability
Common lifecycle administration
LDAP authentication, import/synchronize
Dashboards (including cross-project and cross-repository), OpenSocial support
User-defined dashboards
High availability through WAS-based clustering3
Role-based process permissions
Access permissions
Reviews and approvals
Common reporting and analytics
Traceability analysis
Traceability creation CLM links only
Suspect links Read only
Visual and text requirement artifacts Read only
Collections and snapshots Read only
Filters and tag creation Private only
Project administration and configuration  
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1 Derby is included with the default install to allow quick installation for simple trials or very small teams. However, when using Derby, the server limits the number of users to a maximum of 10. To avoid this limitation we recommend installing using one of the DB2 editions or another supported database.

2 Each valid client license includes a license to run one instance of DB2 Workgroup or Enterprise Edition (excludes z/OS) and one instance of WebSphere Application Server in support of Rational Requirements Composer. Trials of DB2 and WebSphere are also available. Express editions of WebSphere Application Server V6.1 and V7.0 are also available for IBM i at no additional charge by ordering the Web Enablement for IBM i. See system requirements for details.

3 Requires WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Edition (not included) and WebSphere eXtreme Scale (included). Each valid client license includes a license to run one instance of WebSphere eXtreme Scale in support of Rational Requirements Composer.