Workaround: Installation of RTC P2 update site into an Eclipse 4.3.2 client

Workaround summary


The Rational Team Concert client is missing functionality due to dependency requirements not being satisfied for components in Rational Team Concert when installed into a 4.x.x Eclipse client. For example, in the Team Artifacts view, these options are not available:  My Repository Workspaces, Builds, Enterprise Extensions, and Source Control.

Missing options installation


To successfully install the Rational Team Concert client with the Rational Team Concert P2 update site into an Eclipse 4.x.x client, do the following steps:

  1. Click Windows > Preference > Install/Update > Available Software Sites
  2. Click Add, in the Name field, type the code name of the Eclipse version being used, the example image uses Kepler, and then click OK.
  3. In the Location field type the URL for the Release site of the Eclipse version being used, continuing with the example, for Kepler, the site is:, click OK once both the Name and Location values are provided.

    For reference on the code name and corresponding URL to utilize in step 2 and 3, refer to the Eclipse Project Update Sites Wiki
  4. In the Name column, select the check box for the site created in step 3. Add Eclipse Kepler update site

  5. When you install Rational Team Concert P2, select Contact all update sites during install to find required software.

    Installation window with Contact all update sites during install to find required software option checked

The missing options are now available after the restart.

Related information

Users can find more information about this problem in the following work item.

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