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How to Stage EM or Grid Control Downloaded Files for Installation (Doc ID 351227.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Grid Control downloads from OTN as multiple files of the form (following example is Linux x86-64

or from eDelivery as (following example is HP Itanium,

These files must be decompressed and staged properly to allow successful installation.
This procedure describes a technique to accomplish this successfully.

Incorrect staging can lead to install-time errors such as:

OUI-10208:   Unable to find the product files specified by the disk labeled 'Enterprise Manager Grid Control'. Unable to continue installation, please check the value specified in variable FROM_CD_LABEL matches with the value in file 'disk.label', or please check if the disk is accessible


OUI-10133:   Invalid staging area. There area no top level components for IBM SP AIX available for installation in this staging area.


SEVERE: OUI-10133:  Invalid staging area. There are no top level components for
Solaris Operating System (SPARC) available for installation in this staging


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