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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 29, 2012

RSA DAP: Realization links between conceptual and physical units not checking customized attributes

When you create realization links between conceptual and physical units, the realization link is meant to check that the values defined in the physical unit matches the values defined in the conceptual unit. However, it is only checking the predefined unit fields, and is ignoring customized attributes. For example, the listener unit out-of-the-box doesn't have an IP address field, so we added that as a customized attribute. If a conceptual listener unit has a value in this field, and the physical unit has a differing vale, the realization link should flag this as an error, but it doesn't

The lack of this behavior impacts the entire deployment modeling process. Reviewers must be aware of the Units containing custom attributes in order to review properly. The only recourse is manual inspection of attributes or defining attribute propagation links for all extended attributes which is not scalable.

Idea priority Urgent
RFE ID 27952
RFE Product Rational Software Architect
  • Guest
    Jul 10, 2023

    As part of the review process, we strive to be transparent about our intentions with each enhancement suggestion. The offering team has carefully reviewed this idea and has decided that it does not fit into our current plans, or the idea has aged or has been implemented, so the idea will be closed. The idea will be kept in IBM's ideas repository and may still be voted on. It might be reassessed or reopened for additional feedback in the future. We value your feedback and thank you for allowing us the privilege of partnering with you in developing our products.

  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Software Architect

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Software Architect

  • Guest
    Dec 3, 2012

    Uncommitted candidate