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E-COB: Visual COBOL 4 Installation Fails With " - ExtractFiles - 001 - Failed to extract product" Error on OEL 8 platform (Doc ID 2756756.1)

Last updated on JUNE 18, 2021

Applies to:

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


Installation of Visual COBOL 4 Patchupdate 4 on Oracle Enterprise Linux 8 (OEL 8) fails with the following error as seen in the shell

The issue can be replicated using the following steps:

1. Download the Visual COBOL 4 installation files to an OEL 8 machine.
2. Open a shell, and proceed with the installation.
3. Observe the errors above returned by the installation program.


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