Set up ClearCase on a Windows server

If you use a version of ClearCase® earlier than 2003.06 for source control management of your Functional Tester test assets, update the ClearCase type managers to recognize Functional Test object map files on Windows . The latest version of ClearCase includes Functional Tester type managers.


Before you begin

To simplify your ClearCase administration, you can put Functional Tester test assets in a separate VOB. By putting Functional Tester test assets in a separate VOB, only those users who need to access Functional Test test assets need to install the Functional Tester type managers on their system.

To update the ClearCase type managers to recognize Functional Tester object map files on Windows, complete the following steps:


Procedure

  1. Select from the following options:

    If you Then
    Use ClearCase Perform Steps 2 and 3 on the computer where you located the view storage when you created a view.
    Use ClearCase MultiSite® Perform Steps 2 and 3 on all replicas.
    Want to perform ClearCase operations on a VOB with Functional Tester assets, but do not need to install Functional Tester on your system. Perform Steps 2 and 3 on your system to gain access to Functional Test assets.

  2. Log on using an account with administrator privileges.

  3. To update the ClearCase type managers, take one of the following steps:

    • Copy the ClearCase type managers from another computer with Functional Tester:

      1. Copy the file <Install_dir> \ FunctionalTester\bin\rtccserverextension.exe to a temporary directory.

      2. Run rtccserverextension.exe.

      3. Use regedit, verify that the registry keys _rftdef, _rftmap, and _rftvp are created under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Atria\ClearCase\2.0\CurrentVersion\TypeManagers to ensure the update has completed successfully.
       

    • Or add the following lines to your < ClearCase install directory>/lib/mgrs/map:


Results

    _rftmap construct_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
    _rftmap create_branch  ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftmap create_element ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
    _rftmap create_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
    _rftmap delete_branches_versions ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
    _rftmap compare ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe 
    _rftmap xcompare ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe 
    _rftmap merge ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe 
    _rftmap xmerge ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe 
    _rftmap annotate ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftmap get_cont_info  ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftdef construct_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftdef create_branch ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftdef create_element ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftdef create_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftdef delete_branches_versions ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftdef compare ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
    _rftdef xcompare ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
    _rftdef merge ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
    _rftdef xmerge ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
    _rftdef annotate ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftdef get_cont_info ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftvp construct_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftvp create_branch ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftvp create_element ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftvp create_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftvp delete_branches_versions ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftvp compare ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
    _rftvp xcompare ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
    _rftvp merge ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
    _rftvp xmerge  ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
    _rftvp annotate ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
    _rftvp get_cont_info ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  


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