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pkgadd sometimes fails to install packages due to permission problems (Doc ID 1006430.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

The pkgadd command on Solaris systems might sometimes fail to install packages (especially several Third-Party-Packages like CiscoWorks or Checkpoint).

Error messages like:

 mkdir: Failed to make directory "(DirectoryName)"; Permission denied

"access denied" or other permission related error messages are seen and package installation fails.

Cause

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