A 4 step install guide for RPE 2.0.1

This post is a TL;DR version of it for Liberty and Tomcat. The installation procedure for the RPE WebServices 2.0 is described in detail in http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS6RHZ_2.0.1/com.ibm.rational.pe.install.doc/topics/c_web_rpeng.html

RPE 2.0.1 Login Screen
RPE 2.0.1 Login Screen


WAS  Liberty Profile

Apache Tomcat

Ensure the TELELOGIC_LICENSE_FILE environment variable is set and points to a RPE license server.
Copy com.ibm.rpe.web.app.ear from %RPE_HOME%\remote-services into the apps folder of your Liberty server Copy rpeng.war and dgass.war from %RPE_HOME%\remote-services into the webapps folder of the Tomcat server
Ensure the JSP and Auth features are enabled for the Liberty server. Add the required users and roles for RPENG. See the example server.xml.  Add users and roles for RPENG. See the example tomcat-users.xml.
Start Liberty and navigate to  http://<server&gt;:9080/rpeng/home Start Tomcat and navigate to http://<server&gt;:8080/rpeng/home

Trouble shooting

  1. Examine rpeng.log and rpedgaas.log in %TEMP% folder
  2. Clear browser cache. This is mandatory when upgrading from 2.0 to 2.0.1
  3. Admin page – list of failed jobs
  4. View page – job details

What’s new in RPE 2.0

The RPE 2.0 fix list,  the system requirements and download instructions and more are accessible from the RPE 2.0 Download Document.  More details on what is new in RPE 2.0 are in the new RPE 2.0 Infocenter and will be discussed here as usual.

RPE 2.0 is focused on  usability, reuse and collaboration for the end user with the new Web Web Services being the way we intend to achieve these goals. The RPE 2.0 Web Services can also  simplify the deployment and maintenance of RPE as they provide an alternative to the RPE Thick Clients for generating document.

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