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DE 1.4 doesn't support folder name having quote(s) in custom install location path

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempting to install Deployment engine 1.4 but failed as there are quote(s) in install location path


It is a limitation of DE that DE doesn't support installation location having quote(s) anywhere in the location path. It doesn't support following type of install location paths:



Suppose you want to install DE to /opt/"program"/de, and you execute ./ -i /opt/"program"/de. This will end up a failure as DE doesn't support folder name "program" (with double quotes).
Basically, if any folder/directory has single quote(s) or double quote(s) in the directory/folder name, DE installation will not be proper and it will fail.

Resolving the problem

Custom location path must not have any folder names containing single quote or double quote. It supports below mentioned custom paths:


Product Alias/Synonym


Document information

More support for: Tivoli Components
Tivoli Deployment Engine

Software version: 1.3, 1.4

Operating system(s): Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1650700

Modified date: 05 September 2016

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