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Bordermanager 3.8 installation fails

(Last modified: 09Dec2004)

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fact

Novell BorderManager 3.8

symptom

Bordermanager 3.8 installation fails

BorderManager 3.8 Crashes when trying to install on a NetWare 6.5 server which has the NICI 2648a patch

Fatal: For input string: "4.8"

cause

Instruction for duplicating the problem:
Startx - Install - Add - NBM38:product.ni
Click Next to begin installation.
Accept licence agreement.
Immediatly ==> Fatal error: A fatal error has occured. This program
will terminate. You can check NI.LOG... For input string: "4.8"

This is the NI.LOG file:
 

*** Open log 11/02/2004 11:28:53 CET
*******************************************
 
______
Driver
Informational: Beginning installation.
______
Driver
Informational: Input response file is: PRODUCT.NI
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\data\PRODUCT.NI.
______
Driver
Informational: NIS Record-Manager v1.0
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\data\sp.db.
______
Driver
Informational: getRootNode
______
Driver
Informational: getRootProductNode
______
Driver
Informational: getRootNode
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\en/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\es/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\de/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\fr/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\it/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\ja/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\pt/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\pl/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\cz/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\nl/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: Found file file:/sys:\ni\update\license\en/bmlic.txt.
______
Driver
Informational: getRootProductNode
______
Driver
Informational: In the root state of installing Novell BorderManager
3.8.0.
______
Driver
Fatal: Unrecoverable error in driver.mainHallway().
______
Driver
Fatal: For input string: "4.8"
______
Driver
Fatal: java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string: "4.8"
at
java.lang.NumberFormatException.forInputString(NumberFormatException.java:48)
at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Integer.java:477)
at java.lang.Integer.parseInt(Integer.java:518)
at
com.novell.application.install.bordermanager.FindVersion.parseVersion(FindVersion.java:64)
at
com.novell.application.install.bordermanager.FindVersion.<init>(FindVersion.java:30)
at
com.novell.application.install.bordermanager.BMUtil.productAlreadyExists(BMUtil.java:272)
at
com.novell.application.install.bordermanager.BMLicenseConfiguration.findBaseVersions(BMLicenseConfiguration.java:243)
at
com.novell.application.install.bordermanager.BMLicenseConfiguration.preSelectionAnalyze(BMLicenseConfiguration.java:186)
at
com.novell.application.install.InstallContainer.nodeAnalyze(InstallContainer.java:1053)
at
com.novell.application.install.Driver.doRootState(Driver.java:2102)
at
com.novell.application.install.Driver.mainHallway(Driver.java:1937)
at
com.novell.application.install.WizardFrame.serviceOnNext(WizardFrame.java:339)
at
com.novell.application.install.WizardFrame.run(WizardFrame.java:270)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:534)
 
______
Fatal errors 3
Recoverable errors 0
Unknown errors 0
Warnings 0
Informational messages 21
Total logged messages 24
*** Close log 11/02/2004 11:31:22 CET
*************************************************

fix

Reported to engineering

Workaround:
Revert NICI2648a to the previous NICI version 2.6.4

- From the NetWare Console type "prodsync menu"
- Go to "NICI" and NICIU0" and change the version to "2.6.1"
- Download and install NICI 2.6.4
That's it, now you should be able to install BorderManager

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  • Document ID:
  • 10095618
  • Solution ID: NOVL99940
  • Creation Date: 29Nov2004
  • Modified Date: 09Dec2004
    • Novell BorderManager Services

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