I think that for ESS customers you have to actually do something like
order a no-charge upgrade part number and then the next version will
become available to you. As Joe indicates, you can download the product
from the Web with a 60 day trial license then install and use that until
your activation kit is available on ESS.
Go to http://www-01.ibm.com/software/rational/products/rdp/ and push the
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From: Pete Helgren<pete@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: Rational Developer for IBM i / Websphere Development Studio Client
for System i& iSeries<wdsci-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 01/30/2011 05:29 PM
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] Upgrades to Version 8 and ESS
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Would those be in ESS? Right now I see both the software and the
activation in ESS (v 7.6). Nothing for version 8 though.
I just shot off an email to IBM. Looks like some of my SWMA has expired
on my blade (sheesh! You'd think IBM could send out an electronic notice
of expiring SWMA?) but I don't think RDP was affected. Let's see what
Value Added Software, Inc
On 1/30/2011 3:03 PM, Joe Pluta wrote:
Download directly from IBM (see my previous post on the articles I've
written). The trick is getting your licenses ("activation kits").
How have folks been upgrading to RDP 8? I have SWMA and I am running
RDP 7.6 and I expected to see a download option in ESS but I don't. IBM
is my "business partner" (I purchase/lease directly from them) and I
will admit that in the past they have been a little flaky in managing
the license/SWMA records.
Just interested in where folks found/obtained their "upgrade".
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