Oracle Commerce 11.2 Platform Services Installer Appears to Enter Endless Loop on Linux

(Doc ID 2082379.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 23, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Guided Search / Oracle Commerce Experience Manager - Version 11.2 to 11.2 [Release 11.x]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Installer (OCplatformservices11.2.0-Linux64.bin) enters endless loop, command line resembles:

Each of the main installation methods:
  ->1- Typical
  2- Complete
  3- PS & App Controller Agent

Results in this endless loop:

A newer file named "installer_sh.ini" already exists at
  "/usr/endeca/PlatformServices/11.2.0/../workspace/setup".
 
  Do you want to overwrite the existing file?: Y
A newer file named "installer_sh.ini" already exists at
  "/usr/endeca/PlatformServices/11.2.0/../workspace/setup".
 
  Do you want to overwrite the existing file?: y
A newer file named "installer_sh.ini" already exists at
  "/usr/endeca/PlatformServices/11.2.0/../workspace/setup".
 
  Do you want to overwrite the existing file?: yes
A newer file named "installer_sh.ini" already exists at
  "/usr/endeca/PlatformServices/11.2.0/../workspace/setup".
 
  Do you want to overwrite the existing file?: Yes
A newer file named "installer_sh.ini" already exists at
  "/usr/endeca/PlatformServices/11.2.0/../workspace/setup".
 
  Do you want to overwrite the existing file?:

...

 

Changes

 Oracle Commerce 11.2 is being installed on an existing environment.

Cause

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