Specify the applications, rulesets, instances, and .jar files to include in the product rule.
- On the Product rule form, click the Contents tab.
- Optional: To include an entire application in a product rule, under
Applications to include, enter the application
Name and Version. You can
specify more than one application. Use the check boxes to modify the application
- To include application data, select the Include associated data check box.
- To include production rulesets, select the Custom/Production rulesets check box.
- To include shared rulesets, select the Shared/Component rulesets check box.
- To include all versions of the application in the product rule, select
the Delta mode check box. To include only the
current version of the application, clear the Delta
mode check box.
- To include comments that are included during rule check-in, select the Include rule history check box.
- To include the instances of the custom data types (classes) that are
associated with this application, select the Include data
types check box.If you select this check box, data types are exported regardless of whether they are associated with a ruleset in the application.
- To update dependent applications so that they are built on the latest
version of the application, select the Update dependent
applications check box for each built-on
application.When you import the generated archive, you can automatically update dependent applications that are built on an earlier version of the application to use the latest application version. For more information, see Updating dependent applications with the latest versions of built-on applications.
- Optional: To include only a specific ruleset in the product rule, under
RuleSets to include, enter the ruleset
Name. You can specify more than one ruleset. You do
not need to specify any rulesets that are part of the applications that you
specified in the step above.
- To filter the ruleset by version number, enter a Minimum
version and Maximum version;
otherwise, the ruleset includes all versions.To create a product patch, which is a .zip file containing a single version, enter the same patch version (NN-NN-NN) in both fields.
- If you do not filter the rulesets by version number, and you want to
exclude rule types that are associated with a ruleset but not with a
version, select the Exclude non-versioned rules
check box. By default, non-versioned rules are included.These non-versioned rules include the following:
- Access Deny rules ( Rule-Access-Deny-Obj rule type)
- Access of Role to Object rules ( Rule-Access-Role-Obj rule type)
- Application rules ( Rule-Application rule type)
- Connect rules (for example, Rule-Connect-SOAP rule type)
- Class rules ( Rule-Obj-Class rule type)
- Ruleset name rules ( Rule-RuleSet-Name rule type)
- Rulesetversion rules ( Rule-RuleSet-Version rule type)
- Service rules (for example, Rule-Service-SOAP rule type)
- To include data instances, such as access groups, class groups, and integration resources, select Include Associated Data.
- To filter the ruleset by version number, enter a Minimum version and Maximum version; otherwise, the ruleset includes all versions.
- Optional: To exclude classes of rules from the rules specified in the
Applications to include and RuleSets to
include sections, complete the Global
- Optional: In the Class instances to include section, identify
class instances to include in the archive.
- In the Name field, enter the class that you want to include in the archive. You can include instances from any class, but typically this is used for data classes such as access groups, organizations, and so forth. For abstract classes, include the final hyphen in the name.
- Select to include instances from descendant classes or to include only class instances that meet specific criteria.
- To include instances from descendant classes, select the Include descendants? check box. You can exclude particular descendants by entering their names in the Exclude classes field. You can specify more than one class name by separating each name with a comma.
- To filter the class instances to include only those instances that meet criteria defined in a report definition rule, enter the report definition rule in the Report Definition Filter field.
For more information, see Report definitions.
- Optional: To include an individual instance that is not in the applications, rulesets,
and class instances that you have already listed, select the instances in the
Individual instances to include section.
- Optional: To include a .jar file in the product rule, enter information in the Jar files to include section.
- Edit the File details to update the creation date and
short description of the product rule.
- To include unlocked rulesets, select the Allow unlocked
ruleset versions? check box.By default, the product includes only locked rulesets.
- To include unlocked rulesets, select the Allow unlocked ruleset versions? check box.
- Click Save.