Patching a GlassFish Server Installation that has been Previously Updated Using a Closed Repository Patch Fails with the Error "UpdateLogException: Package V pkg javadb-common 10.8.1.2,5.10:20111107T225929Z is already in the catalog" (Doc ID 1934498.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 3.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have an installation of GlassFish Server 3.1.2.x that has been previously updated using the Closed Repository mechanism.  A new patch has been released and the internal closed repository server, pkg.depotd, has been restarted referring to the new closed repository image. As part of this, the GlassFish Server installation needs to refresh it's view of the repository and when the pkg refresh command is run the following error is reported:

 

Cause

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