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ClearCase and ClearQuest

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Allow to increase the size for an existing Short Text field in ClearQuest from

Currently in ClearQuest ALM Schema, size of the Short Text field cannot be extended after a version is checked in. But there are reasosns where field size needs to be increased due to Business Needs. Truncating the size might cause an issue for al...
about 7 years ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearQuest 4 Future consideration

ACL in a new VOB

The NT ACLs are causing more overhead to maintain I would like to request the following:1. A site environment switch to no have ACLs on new vobs.2. The GUI interface to select a feature level like 7 (so ACLs are not turned on) 3. Ability to link a...
about 7 years ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearCase 0 Future consideration

ClearCase versioin 8.0.1.x support for Eclipse Neon (4.6.x)

At the moment Clearcase 8 is not supported in the latest version of Eclipse (4.6.x). This means that we are unable to install the Clear Team Explorer plugin to work directly with Clearcase from Eclipse.
over 7 years ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearCase 0 Not under consideration

Please minimize RPC chatter on RPCs number 27 and 28 are HOSTINFO and CLNT_LIST_REGISTER.

Request is to cut down or provide some site configurable options to chatty RPCs. In this case "lsclient" is never used. It seems an excess of RPCs are sent from clients to registry server to gather information that may not be necessary. There is s...
over 7 years ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearCase 1 Future consideration

Trigger type management in ClearTeam Explorer

This request is to add trigger type management in ClearTeam Explorer (CTE).Currently CTE has label and branch type browsers where you can view/add/remove a type but not for trigger.
about 1 month ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearCase 0 Future consideration

Do not install Microsoft Access database engine when installing ClearQuest

ClearQuest clients are deployed on end users' Windows PC. The Microsoft Access database engine is automatically installed when the CQ client is installed, but it clashes with the installed MS Office, making it impossible for MS Office to operate p...
3 months ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearQuest 4 Is a defect

Bring back ability to check in multiple files in single click with "Apply to All" button in RAD ClearTeam Explorer Extension / ClearQuest integration.

In the past developers were able to click "Apply to All" button when checking in multiple files with Rational Application Developer with ClearTeam Explorer Extension + ClearQuest Perl based integration. However, in ClearCase 9.0.2.x "Apply to All"...
9 months ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearCase 1 Future consideration

Sorting of ClearCase Labels displayed in ClearQuest OSLC Links tab (CMI integration)

While testing ClearCase-ClearQuest CMI integration using the ClearQuest "OSLC Links" schema package version 2.1, we discovered this creates a new tab in the ClearQuest form named "Links" and by default displays three columns of data: Label, Link T...
10 months ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearQuest 0 Future consideration

Enable user to provide ClearQuest credentials via GUI when checking in files in ClearCase Explorer using ClearCase/ClearQuest CMI integration.

We have ClearCase/ClearQuest CMI integration set up. When checking in a file in RAD (ClearCase Explorer Extension), user is asked to provide ClearQuest credentials, if this was not done earlier of if password changed.However, if file is checked in...
over 1 year ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearCase 1 Future consideration

Add "Apply All" feature when user checks in multiple elements using ClearCase / ClearQuest CMI integration

When user checks in multiple files using ClerCase/ClearQuest integration, he/she has to choose a task to check in against for each file. This significantly slows down check-in process. This feature exists in ClearCase Perl based integration and is...
over 1 year ago in ClearCase and ClearQuest / ClearCase 1 Future consideration