– October 4, 2017

This release of IBM UrbanCode Build is a maintenance release and includes various bug fixes and performance enhancements. This release is recommended for all customers.
This release also includes enhancements to the following user interface pages:

  • Project Template
  • Create an agent property
  • Create and update the agent environment
  • Create a Codestation project property
  • Create a Build Process and Secondary Process property
For information on documentation and support resources, software and hardware requirements and installation steps, see the Getting Started page.
Behavioral Changes

We recommend updating all agents and plugins when upgrading to this version.

Fixes in this Release
PI83397 Working directory path using “File.Separator” value from server instead of agent can cause path issues when server and agent use different path schemas
PI84041 Unable to add/remove users from groups from the System->Groups->GroupName->Manage Users page
PI84051 PersistenceException thrown when duplicating secured persistent objects (projects, processes, templates, etc.)
PI84615 Users other than Admin are unable to access codestation projects
PI84823 Loading main dashboard page may take a long time
PI85958 Process-level properties cannot be deleted if ‘Save to Build Config’ checkbox is checked
PI84087 Dependency conflict results in creating an empty build life
PI82410 Error in “Artifacts” tab of build life pages when uploading artifacts using Artifactory plugin
PI84086 Cleanup encounters error when 0 is specified for “Keep Days”
Features in this Release
108600 Need a group of users (administrators) that can manage groups and not just admin account
Plug-in Fixes
PI82738 Fix incompatibility of Artifactory plugin with Groovy 2.4.10
PI86182 Rally plugin’s “Create Defect” step has no code to pass submitter
PI88155 Incompatibility of uDeploy plugin with Groovy 2.4.10
Known Problems and Workarounds

To search for additional post-release issues that IBM Rational Support documented, visit the IBM Support portal.

Plan & Prepare

For fixes contained in this release, and any known issues, review the release notes.

For supported platforms and requirements, see the reports that can be dynamically generated using the Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) tool.

Note that some supported plug-ins have system requirements that vary from the core product. Information on system requirements for individual plug-ins is available on the download page for that plug-in.

To get started quickly to try the software, IBM UrbanCode Build is shipped with an Apache Derby database. Apache Derby is not supported for production environments. As you plan your production topology, review the installation guide.

IBM UrbanCode Build supports integration with many different tools in the form of job steps. Each IBM UrbanCode Build plug-in is a separate download and installation available on our plug-in page.

Install the server

This release is available for download from Fix Central, requiring authentication.

Information for installing the server is located in the Installing section in the product documentation.

For information on installing and managing licenses, see License Management.


To learn more about new enhancements in this release, see What’s New .

To learn more about IBM UrbanCode Build, see the documentation.

For help installing or using IBM UrbanCode Build, post your questions in the forums or contact support

To suggest an enhancement to the product, visit the RFE Community

Get support

For information from support, including FAQs, visit the IBM Support portal. You can configure the support portal to view information about specific products.