Installation of Rational® Test Automation Server

To get started with IBM® Rational® Test Automation Server, you must first install the server software.

You can install Rational® Test Automation Server on the following platforms:
  • Red Hat OpenShift V4.2+

  • Ubuntu (using MicroK8s)

There is no direct upgrade path from previous versions to the latest version of Rational® Test Automation Server. You must uninstall any previously installed version, and then install the latest version of the server software.

As part of the install process, you can restore user data from a backup file. The backup might have come either from a previous version or the current version of the server software. Depending on the backup file that you have, the procedures for restoring the backups are different.