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Migrating Rational RequisitePro projects that integrate with Rational Quality Manager to the Requirements Management application


JJ Baird (191812) | asked Jul 10 '14, 10:06 a.m.
edited Jul 11 '14, 5:58 a.m.
Hi,

I need to migrate Rational RequistePro links in RQM to RRC 4.0.6. I followed the following article:
https://jazz.net/help-dev/clm/topic/com.ibm.rational.test.qm.doc/topics/t_migrate_rqmreqpro_rrc.html

However the migration button is not visible in RQM. The document mentions that you need a specific version of Requisite Web (7.1.2.2 or later) I have 7.1.2.14 installed.

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Any help will be appreciated.

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Antoinette Iacobo (650512) | answered Jul 10 '14, 10:56 a.m.
Hi JJ,

I don't know all the causes of this, but here are some I do know:
1. Invalid version of ReqPro (as you noted and not valid in your case).
2. The ReqPro project migrated to RRC has a different GUID than that of the ReqPro Project integrated with RQM.  You can see this condition in a Firebug trace.  If, for example, you took another baseline, the GUID is now different and when RQM does a check, it will fail. 
3. RQM requirement links don't contain the ReqPro external requirement GUID.  You could see this in the XML ("GET" with etlmode=true or abbreviate=false).  I've only seen this with certain migrations like TM and it's not clear exactly how this happens.  Re-synching can fix this.  (That can be tough to implement for large projects.)
4. The project has 0 requirements, i.e. getReqProProjRequirementNum returns 0. Not sure under what condition this could do that, unless you indeed don't have any links. This check is for both collections/views and requirements.
5. Permissions - The user logged in must belong to JazzAdmins or JazzProjectAdmins and the user is an admin in the project area

Anything in the qm or rm logs that could give a clue?

Did you go through a migration previously that failed? 

If you try adding one more new requirement (perhaps you can delete it after), does this trigger the button to appear?


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JJ Baird commented Jul 11 '14, 5:06 a.m.

 Hi Antoinette,


Thanks so much for the response. Unfortunately I have not been able to rectify this issue:
1. I further downgraded to the EXACT version on the document so we can be assured that this is not the case.
2. I created a new baseline making sure I use the correct db and when trying to import it notified me that it already exists in RRC, so I am quite certain that it is not the incorrect baseline.
3. I am not quite sure how to check for this, however I did resync the requite web server with no issues.
4. There are definitely links to requisite web and I have also created a sample requirement with links to the qm area.
5. User is Admin on the project area and also a member with full access. The user is also a part of the JazzAdmins group.
6. The logs do not indicate anything out of the ordinary.
7. I did have a failed Test Manager migration with a different project area.

Thanks again for your help.

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