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E-DPK: How to Install a DPK PT Directly over a Non-Coupled PS_HOME Directory (Doc ID 2896466.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

Applies to:

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

Goal

How to install a DPK PeopleTools (PT) PS_HOME into a Non-Decoupled PS_HOME and PS_APP_HOME directory. Customers still using the old method of having the PeopleTools and Application home directories installed into the same folder may attempt the suggested workaround provided below.

When attempting to install directly on top of an existing directory (overlay) multiple issues have been reported. A few examples experienced have been the installation immediately fails, not all of the files will copy successfully, the timestamps will not be accurate, the executable(s) .exe files were not installed, etc.

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