Testing with Engineering Workflow Management

You can manage test assets with Jazz source control management by integrating the test workbench with IBM® Engineering Workflow Management (formerly known as Rational Team Concert) eclipse client.

Introduction

You can use Engineering Workflow Management eclipse client to connect to compatible Jazz servers, including Engineering Workflow Management servers. You must have a compatible version of Engineering Workflow Management server setup to use Jazz source control management. For information about compatible versions, see System Requirements.

Use this feature to do the following tasks:

  • Access Engineering Workflow Management eclipse client.
  • Manage the test assets by using Jazz source control management.

If you have installed the Engineering Workflow Management eclipse client, see the Getting Started section of the Engineering Workflow Management help to learn more about using Engineering Workflow Management .

To access work items, you can switch to the Work Items perspective by clicking Window > Open Perspective > Work Items.

Installing Engineering Workflow Management client

You must have a Jazz.net account to download and install Engineering Workflow Management or Rational Team Concert. You can register for a Jazz.net account at https://jazz.net/pub/user/register.jsp and then, download Engineering Workflow Management or Rational Team Concert eclipse client (extension install) from the Jazz site.
Notes:
  • From V7.0 or later, Rational Team Concert is renamed to Engineering Workflow Management .

  • Rational® Performance Tester or Rational® Service Tester for SOA Quality V10.1.1 are compatible with Rational Team Concert V6.0.3 to 6.06 and Engineering Workflow Management V7.0.1.

Tips:
  • You must install Engineering Workflow Management or Rational Team Concert by using IBM® Installation Manager in the same package group as the test workbench.

  • Both the Engineering Workflow Management or or Rational Team Concert client and the test workbench must use the same workspace.

To find the appropriate Engineering Workflow Management or Rational Team Concert IM extension installer, perform the following steps:

  1. Access the Engineering Workflow Management Download page from https://jazz.net/downloads/workflow-management or Rational Team Concert Download page from https://jazz.net/downloads/rational-team-concert.

  2. Click on the required version that you want to download.

  3. Select the All Downloads tab to view other download options, including an extension or offline (local) installers, and then search for extension install.

    Note: Rational Team Concert V6.0.3, V6.0.4, and V6.0.5 are listed as Client for Eclipse 4.2.x IDE (Extension Install) instead of Client for Eclipse 4.x IDE (Extension Install) in the Jazz site. However, it is listed as Client for Eclipse 4.x IDE for all the supported versions of Rational Team Concert in the Installation Manager wizard.