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removing a failed update

removing a failed update

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Is there a way to remove a failed update from the server (S8400).  I tried both the 5.2.1 service pack 6 update and the 5.2.1 security patch update today, and both failed.  Now, it won't let me do anything with them.  The following was the results I got when trying to unpack the security update, but the service pack 6 update said the same thing:

dadmin@S8400-7> update_unpack

The following update files were found ...
Please select which one you want to unpack:
1) 02.1.016.4-18576.tar.gz
2) PLAT-rhel4-1010.tar.gz
#? 2
unpacking file PLAT-rhel4-1010.tar.gz
updates/PLAT-rhel4-1010/
updates/PLAT-rhel4-1010/ppconf
updates/PLAT-rhel4-1010/update_files.dat
updates/PLAT-rhel4-1010/openldap-clients-2.2.28-4AV1.4.i386.rpm
updates/PLAT-rhel4-1010/openldap-servers-2.2.28-4AV1.4.i386.rpm

gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
tar: Unexpected EOF in archive
tar: Unexpected EOF in archive
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
Failed to un-tar PLAT-rhel4-1010.tar.gz.
Update not unpacked, rc=512
dadmin@S8400-7>

RE: removing a failed update

If you have downloaded the files from support webpage, they were probably not fully downloaded.
Has happened to me a few weeks ago.
There is no way to remove the files with dadmin, because of user rights.
You have to open a ticket and Avaya techs will remove them for you.

 

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