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 Basic information
Release type: Hot Fix
Release date: 2008-02-16
OS update support: None
Technote: None
Documentation: None
Popularity: 457 viewed    0 downloaded
Download size: 44.5 KB
Checksum: 2728248013

 Applies to one or more of the following products:
Provisioning Manager 5.0 MP1 On Solaris 10 X86

 Obsolete patches, incompatibilities, superseded patches, or other requirements:

 Fixes the following incidents:

 Patch ID:

 Readme file  [Save As...]
Patch ID: OpForce5.0MP1+p1215896
Release Date: 16 Feb 2008
Synopsis: Just did a fresh installation VPM - not able to read the repository - SYSTEM DOWN
Apply to Release: 5.0 MP1 
Affected Architecture(s): x86
Resolves Bug ID(s): 1215896
Also Includes: N/A
Conflicting Patches: None
Other Required Patches: None
Keywords: Remote Install

Rollback possible: Yes

Rollback Procedure: 
1.Replace elemental.jar with 
elemental.jar-Pre-OpForce5.0MP1+p1215896 under

If you have already applied this patch once already, use the backed up
to rollback instead of the newly created backups(listed above).


  This patch addresses the following issues:
   - 1215896

  This patch updates elemental.jar. A new property (server.packages.skipdirectorynames) has been introduced in 
  If user want to skip some directory during the "search repository" then User can put the names of directory as a comma separated values. For example
     server.packages.skipdirectorynames=dir1, dir2 etc.

  In the mentioned problem this will look like 
     server.packages.skipdirectorynames=.snapshot (This is not mandatory)

Patch Installation Instructions:  

To apply this patch on a Linux or Solaris OpForce server:

  If you have already applied this patch once already, backup the
  elemental.jar-Pre-OpForce5.0MP1+p1215896 files already 
  present on your system and use them to rollback the patch, if needed.
  1. Delete stale packages from database
	delete from codedescs;
	delete from packages;
  2. Create a patch directory, and extract:
  3. Change directory to the patch directory.
  4. Run ./
  5. If required, Add following in conf\
  6. Restart the elemental service

To apply this patch on a Windows OpForce server:
  1. Apply this in Linux/Solaris server.
  2. Copy <PRODUCT_DIR>/tomcat/shared/lib/elemental.jar (Linux/Solaris) to 
     <PRODUCT_DIR>/tomcat/shared/lib/elemental.jar (Windows)
  4. If Required, Add following in conf\
  5. Restart the elemental service

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