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
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.
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