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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Rational Other
Categories Build Forge
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 9, 2020

Queue Refresh of Manifests for All Agents in BuildForge

System : Rational BuildForge
Actor : Needs a new Feature to Queue Manifest Refresh for all Servers avalilable in BuildForge

BuildForge is commonly used tool in our organization for Version Management, Build and Deploying applicaitons into WebSphere and various servers.
It helps us in faster development and delivery of applications.

Description : We are having issues with BuildForge Servers Manifest refresh.
Whenever there is an outage of Licenses the manifest data in all the servers present in BuildForge is missing. We are using collectors to setup manifest data of servers in BuildForge based on the manifest data we configure the selectors for runnin the jobs in buildforge.

So when the selectors are not able to find the servers to execute the job based on the Manifest data jobs are failing with error Unable to find server to execute.

We have the Server Test freqeuncy setup to 60mins for the auto refresh of manifest but we have many scheuled jobs which will be running very freqeuntly. All these jobs are failing due to this.

We can do Queue Manifest Refresh Manually but, we have many servers so doing "Queue Manifest Refresh" manually is not a good option.

We reqeust you to create a feature which can "Refresh the Manifest data of all servers" at once. This feature will help us a lot when we have an outage situation to get things back to working.

Please check this PMR also for all the discussion happened before submitting the RFE TS003833923

Idea Priority High
Use Case
System : BuildForge Management Console Actor : Administrators Usecases for System : - Maintain Availability of Tool All the time - Refresh Manifest Data of All Servers from Collectors at once - Keeping the Servers available to be picked by Selectors Scenario : - We need to able to Queue Manifest Refresh across all the servers at once whenever there is a License Outage - A new Feature/Buttton as to run Queue Manifest Refresh across all the servers
RFE ID 143805
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational Build Forge
  • Guest
    Dec 10, 2020

    The feature that is described in this request is a candidate for a future release.