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E-CA: PeopleTools Patch Selected is the Same or Lower Than the Currently Installed PeopleTools Patch (Doc ID 2523870.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 11, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.57 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.57 version, Updates and Fixes

Applying Peopletools Patch with Change Assistant, setting Current Home in DB.
Upgraded Peopletools 8.57.04 environment to 8.57.05.
Received Check Compatibility text that stated the Selected Patch version and Target Database version were identical.
This happens when setting the Current Homes "PS Home" variable to the Current PS HOME location which was 8.57.04 tools. I set the New Homes "PS Home:" variable to the New PS HOME location which is 8.57.05.


Check Compatibility
Check 1: PeopleTools Patch Version Check
! Yellow Triangle
The PeopleTools Patch Selected is the same or lower than the currently installed PeopleTools Patch.
PeopleTools Release of Selected Patch 8.5x.xx
PeopleTools Release of Target Database 8.5x.xx (same as line above)
It is not recommended to re-apply or downgrade PeopleTools Patches.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Configure with Current home pointing to old release and new home pointing to the new release
2. Observe warning message




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