E-PUM: Installing PeopleTools Client DPK from Samba Folders with setupPTclient: Unable to set inst_loc key, Access is denied
(Doc ID 2103875.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2019
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
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In PeopleSoft Update Manager following error's have been observed:
When attempting to install the PeopleTools client using setupPTclient .bat file from samba folders after importing the PUM image 16 into virtual box, the following error occurs.
2016-02-04T08:58:54Eastern Standard Time ODCDeploy.py ERROR : PTCDPK-50015: odcdeploy:Unable to set inst_loc key
2016-02-04T08:58:54Eastern Standard Time ODCDeploy.py ERROR : Traceback (most recent call last):
File "T:\client-855\scripts\tools-client\ODCDeploy.py", line 641, in set_inst_loc
WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied
The application issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. map a drive to the Samba Share. Drive folder for the PeopleSoft virtual machine.
2. run the setup script: SetupPTClient.bat
Unable to install the tools client. Error message is:
"PTCDPK-50015: odcdeploy:Unable to set inst_loc key" and "WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied".
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