Installing Rational® Integration Tester

Install Rational® Integration Tester by using Installation Manager.

About this task

To install Rational® Integration Tester from a command line in console mode or in silent mode, see Installing in other modes. To install Rational® Integration Tester by using the launchpad, read the instructions below.
Note: This procedure also contains information related to software upgrades. Before proceeding with the installation, determine if the upgrade is applicable to the version that you are installing.

No direct upgrade paths to the latest version are supported. To upgrade one or more packages to the latest version, uninstall any previously installed version and install the latest version.


  1. Start the installation by using any of the available options.
  2. On the Install Packages page, select IBM® Rational® Integration Tester. Updates that have dependencies are automatically selected and cleared together.

    To view all updates that are found for the available packages, select Show all versions and click Check for Other Versions, Fixes, and Extensions. You require your Passport Advantage login credentials to view and install any newer packages or updates to the selected version of the software.

    Click Next

  3. On the Licenses page, read the license agreement for Rational® Integration Tester.

    If you agree to the terms of all of the license agreements, click I accept the terms in the license agreement. Click Next.

  4. On the Location page, the location of the package group into which Rational® Integration Tester is to be installed is displayed. Optionally, you can enter another location for the package group in the Installation Directory field. Click Next.

    The shared resources directory is the location to which installation artifacts that can be used by one or more package groups are written. To change the shared resources directory, uninstall all the installed packages and then reinstall them in to the new directory location.

  5. Select the translations to install and click Next.
  6. To enable recording the HTTP, TCP and FIX transport messages using the network packet capture method, select the Network Packet Capture feature option to install this software with Rational® Integration Tester. Then, click Next.
    For more information, see Network packet capture
  7. On the common licensing configuration page, if you are using floating or token licenses, type the TCP/IP port number and hostname of the license servers to use to configure licensing on the workbench computer. Separate the port number and hostname with the at sign (@). Separate the port-host pairs with semicolons (;). To use the default port, omit the port number. If you do not know the port numbers and names of license servers to use, you can configure the license servers after installation by using Rational® License Key Administrator.
    For example, to configure three license servers that are named license1, license2, and license3 to use port 27000, the default port, and port 1765, respectively, enter this text:


    Click Next.
  8. On the Summary page, review your choices before you install the product package and click Install.
    A progress indicator shows the percentage of the installation that is completed. When the installation process is complete, a confirmation message is displayed.
  9. Click View log file to open the installation log file for the current session in a new window. You must close the Installation Log window to continue.

    Alternatively, in Installation Manager, go to File > View Log to verify if the installation was successful.

  10. Click Finish to start Rational® Integration Tester. The Install Package wizard closes and you are returned to the launchpad program.

What to do next

Setting up Rational® Integration Tester