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Upgrading to Oracle Iplanet Web Server 6.1 SP14 - "ERROR: The directory <web-server-install-root> already exists and might contain pre-4.0 Sun ONE servers." (Doc ID 1364542.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 to 6.1 [Release 6.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When running setup to Upgrade Oracle iPlanet Web Server 6.1 to Oracle iPlanet Web Server 6.1 SP14,  setup fails with the following errors:

Changes

Setup was not originally run on this installation. The installation was either restored from backup, transferred to another server using O/S tools or a backup/archive restore. In some cases the .suitespot file may have been removed manually from the <web-server-install-root> directory.

Cause

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