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E-DPK: Why DPK Prompts For "Enter A Directory On The Linux Host That Is Writable" even though /home is writable (Doc ID 2677545.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2020

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.58 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 While Installing PT 8.58.04, it is prompting for /home even though the host is writable: 

Starting the PeopleSoft Environment Setup Process:

Validating User Arguments:                                           [  OK  ]
Validating PeopleSoft Supported Platform:                            [  OK  ]

Verifying if Puppet Software is installed:                           [  OK  ]
Verifying if eYAML Hiera Backend is Installed:                       [  OK  ]
Checking if PeopleSoft DPKs are Present:                             [  OK  ]

The base directory is used to extract the PeopleSoft DPKs. It is also
used to deploy the PeopleSoft components. This directory should be
accessible on the Linux Host, must have write permission and should
have enough free space.
Enter the full path for the PeopleSoft Base Directory: /patches/PT85804/base
Are you happy with your answer? [Y|n|q]:

Checking if the Base Directory has Enough Free Space:                [  OK  ]


Enter a directory on the Linux Host that is writable [/home]:

Changes

 

Cause

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