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E-INST: Invalid PS_APP_HOME After Running Database Configuration Wizard in Silent Mode with SETUP.BAT (Doc ID 2434138.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2020

Applies to:

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


On : 8.56 version, Install and Packaging

After performing a successful a DPK installation of FSCM 9.2 with PeopleTools 8.56.08 with the following command: 

   psft-dpk-setup.bat --env_type midtier --deploy_only --deploy_type all  or psft-dpk-setup.bat --env_type midtier --deploy_only --deploy_type app_and_tools_home

and then to complete PeopleSoft 9.2 Application Installation for Microsoft SQL Server,  the following command was used to create the database:

   setup.bat -f <path_to_response_file>


invalid  PS_APP_HOME. Some folder among data, scripts, log and setup is missing

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Perform a DPK install of FSCM 9.2 with PeopleTools 8.56.08 by running the command: psft-dpk-setup.bat --env_type midtier --deploy_only --deploy_type app_and_tools_home

2. Perform the database creation procedure using the Database Configuration Wizard to create the database with the following command:
  setup.bat -f <path_to_response_file>

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot properly create and complete a PeopleSoft 9.2 Application Installation for Microsoft SQL Server.


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