Installation guide of Release Control 9.2x


Reference: RC  Deployment guide 

HP Release Control is a 3-tier application which consists of following:
Flash-based (fat) client, accessed using a Web browser
Application servers
Database servers
The database servers and the HP Release Control application servers must locate in high bandwidth and low latency network paths, which connect to the database server

You can install HP Release Control using the InstallShield Wizard forHP Release Control on Windows. Or you can run a series of shell commands to install HP Release Control on Linux.

To install HP Release Control on Windows:
1 Click the setup.exe file located in the Setup folder of your HP Release Control installation disk. The InstallShield Wizard for HP Release Control opens. Click Next.
2 Accept the terms of the software license agreement that is displayed. Click Next.
3 Accept the default installation directory or click Browse to select a different directory.

Note: The directory you select cannot contain spaces. Click Next.
4 Ensure that the information in the summary screen is correct. To review or change any settings, click Back. To accept the settings and begin installing HP Release Control, click Next.
5 When the installation process has successfully been completed, click Finish in the final InstallShield Wizard screen.

To install HP Release Control on Linux:
1 Copy release-control-9.21.0001.x86_64.rpm.bin to the target computer. The file resides in the Setup folder of HP Release Control installation
2 Log in the Linux system as root.
3 Open a shell terminal and change the current working directory to where the bin file is located.
4 Execute the following command to ensure that the execute permission is set: The End User License Agreement is displayed and you are prompted
to agree to its terms.

chmod u+x release-control 9.21.0001.x86_64.rpm.bin

5 Execute the following command to begin installing HP Release Control: The default installation directory is /opt/HP/rc and the new user of release-control is created, which belongs to the HP group. The new system service of release-control is registered, which can be verified by running the following command: 

chkconfig –list|grep release-control


This service will start automatically upon system reboot.


Configuring the Database or User Schema

To configure your database on Windows:
1 Allocate a Microsoft SQL Server database or an Oracle Server user schema.

For MS SQL Server 2005: Activate snapshot isolation:
Execute the following command once after creating the database:

alter database <ccm_database_name> set read_committed_snapshot on


For more information about the SQL Server snapshot isolation feature, see 

For Oracle: Grant the Oracle user only Connect and Resource roles. (Populate fails if the Oracle user has the Select any table privilege.


Run the Database Configuration Wizard by selecting Start > Programs > HP Release Control 9.21 > Database Configuration Wizard

When you complete the database configuration, populate the database as follows:
Change the command line directory to
<HP Release Control installation directory>\bin and run the following command:

Populate.bat i

To configure your database on Linux:
1 Change the command line directory to /opt/HP/rc/management/ server/bin and run the following command:



Follow the GUI wizard to configure the database connection.
Launching HP Release Control


To launch HP Release Control on Windows:
1 If you are using an Apache Web server, restart your Web server.
2 Start the HP Release Control service.
a From the Windows menu, select Start > Run and type services.msc

b In Services window, select HP ReleaseControl 9.21 <server name>
and click Start Service.

3 Enter the appropriate URL to access HP Release Control (depends on
the user authentication mode you are using). For example:

http://<host name or IP>:port/ccm

Note: recommend to use IE

4 Log in to HP Release Control with the user name admin and the


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