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I'm the Configuration Manager for a large enterprise project. I was added to the team after around 8 months worth of developement/staging had already taken place. We're working toward a short-term ATO, and PMO is looking to baseline our applications. My argument is that we're not ready to baseline, as we're still in developemnt. No configuation items are recorded in Remedy, the Change Managemnet process isn't fleshed out (as that is also my tasking), and we have no historical records that I can find for how are architecture came to this point.

I am a part of a new project in which I am responsible for migrating the CVS repository to GIT.  I would appreciate some feedback from anyone who has performed this migration.

This can be either adapted from a more "conventional" CM plan or written entirely from scratch. This question may be answered somewhere else in the Agile Forum and, if so, I would appreciate anyone sending me where such a plan may be found.


I have a number of Linux shell scripts for automation of particular operations. For example: merging SVN revisions from one branch to other, update statuses of JIRA tickets, make an Oracle eBS build from sources stored in SVN or git etc. 

The transition from programmer to the manager is made additionally treacherous by the dramatic difference between what made us successful as programmers and what it takes to successfully manage others. The fact that few programming managers receive management training before they start managing further complicates the transition. Not to mention that the approaches to management—managing people in every role and domain—continue to dramatically evolve. This rapid evolution leaves us bewildered and stranded without an adequate supply of role models to follow.

With help of Oracle Virtual Box provider, how we can create our own customized vagrant box with in-house tools?

 How to Choose the Best Automation Testing Tool and what are the features we have to consider in that tool 

I've used Ratiional ClearCase and ClearQuest in the past, but it's been a long time - at least seven years since I used CQ, and probably a decade since I used CC. On a project where we used both, I had them integrated. (I used them enough to refer to them collectively as "ClearWaste".)

I'm currently tasked with evaluating various CM-related suites for where I'm working now, and I'm finding it very confusing to determine just what IBM is currently offering.

I see ClearCase and ClearQuest are still sold. Are they actively supported?

I am looking for the UCM_BLOCK_ACTIVITY trigger for ClearCase and there are lots of referrals to CMCrossroads. Unfortunately, nothing is here. Suggestions?

In CA SCM Harvest Workbench, Version 12. 1..1.141 We face below error while check our or promoted. not always but frequently. what should be done to overcome this issue ? I tried to reinstall PEC in user maching, but it didnt fix. Any solutions ??

E0306003e: Could not connect to Broker: /pt_HBroker://r62dp10/0/haprd5 (Error Code = -307)

I am building a binder reference for an Army contract to support FCA and PCA requirements.  


Trying to connect to dimensions (10.1) thru desktop client, it throws "Failed to connect to the dimensions Server"  error


The trace log is give below

$ cat DMPOOL_root_3014772_20170202T093401.log

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 I P3014772 T1 -service pcms_sdp -user dmsys -dsn [email protected] -min 5 -max 120 -initial 5 -free 5 -idle_timeout 300 -session_timeout 3600 -tracedir /dimensions/10.1/cm/dfs/trace.20150929 -trace

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 T P3014772 T515 bind to port 671, attempt 1

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