E-COB: Error: Evaluation Error: The value 'location' cannot be converted to Numeric on node (Doc ID 2299658.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Environment:
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Tools 8.56, New install

Oracle Linux 7

Issue :
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The site rep is trying to load Cobol DPK, however after making the changes outlined in the PeopleSoft_Deployment_Packages_for_Micro_Focus_COBOL_Installation_January2017.pdf document , the Puppet apply responds with the following error:

Error: Evaluation Error: The value 'location' cannot be converted to Numeric. on node

The customer has added the following entry to psft_customizations.yaml
setup_cobol: true
cobol:
 location: "%{hiera('pt_location')}/cobol/svrexp.5.1.WP11"
  license_serial_number: "PEOPLESOFT-SX-DEV64"
  license_key: "12345 ABCDE 67890 ABCDE 1234"

Cause

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