This release of IBM UrbanCode Build is a maintenance release and includes various bug fixes and enhancements. This release is recommended for all customers.

Apache Tomcat server upgraded

The Tomcat Server shipped with the product has been upgraded to version 8.5.64.


PH34616 Fixed issue with Groovy plug-in v12 throwing an error after upgrade
PH36533 Added a source configuration to the workflow throws an error
PH34614 Clicking Move on the project’s secondary process results in an error
PH33697 UrbanCode Build servers that run on Java 8 and above throws an error during startup and shutdown
PH36806 UrbanCode Build Git plug-in does not work with gitlab webhook API
PH33694 UrbanCode Deploy plug-in Create Component Version step crashes with a null pointer exception
PH38062 The Publish Report step fails with a null pointer exception


  • RFE 148120 – Changed the Scripting API to return empty instead of throwing the following exception: MissingPropertyException

Known problems and workarounds

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

Plan and Prepare

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

Note: 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, 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 product documentation.

IBM UrbanCode Build supports integrations 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.


To learn more about new enhancements in this release, click the What’s New tab.

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