Install Rational Functional Tester
This section contains instructions for installing, updating, and uninstalling IBM Rational Functional Tester .
The latest version of the installation information is available online at: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/rfthelp/v8r1/index.jsp
- Product overview
Rational Functional Tester is part of IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform. The IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform is a common development environment that contains the development workbench and other software components that share multiple products.
- Installation terminology
Understanding these terms can help you take full advantage of the installation information and your Rational Functional Tester .
- Plan the installation
Read all the topics in this section before you begin to install or update any of the product features. Effective planning and an understanding of the key aspects of the installation process can help ensure a successful installation.
- Preinstallation tasks
Before you install the product, you might need to prepare or configure your computer.
- Install software
This section provides the instructions for installing IBM® Installation Manager and the product as well as installation verification.
- Work with test agents
Test agents are remote computers that are capable of running test scripts.
- Post-installation tasks
After you have installed your product package, complete the post-installation tasks or configure your product package as required.
- Update Rational Functional Tester
You can install updates for packages that were installed with IBM Installation Manager. Package updates provide fixes and updates to installed features and might also include new features that you can install using the Modify Packages wizard.
- Modifying installations
The Modify Packages wizard in the IBM Installation Manager enables you to change the language and feature selections of an installed product package. You can also use the Modify Packages wizard to install new features that might be included in a package update, such as a refresh pack.
- Reverting updates to previous versions
You can remove an update to some packages to revert to a previous version by using the Roll Back Packages wizard of IBM Installation Manager.
- Uninstall Rational Functional Tester
The Uninstall Packages option in the Installation Manager enables you to uninstall packages from a single installation location. You can also uninstall all the installed packages from every installation location.
- IBM Packaging Utility
Use IBM Packaging Utility software to copy product packages to a repository that can be placed on a Web server available over HTTP or HTTPS.