Installing or Upgrading to Jasper server 6.4.3, you may experience that the installation hangs at 13%. After stopping the installation and deleting the installation dir to start with a new fresh installation the setup continues to propose an upgrade. The directory /opt/CA was deleted and also the machine was rebooted, but the installation log shows "Install type is upgrade"
The 2019-02-28 11:12:10 DEBUG ShowInstallProgress:92 - Destination directory path is /opt/CA/CA Business Intelligence 2019-02-28 11:12:10 INFO ShowInstallProgress:95 - Install type is upgrade 2019-02-28 11:12:10 INFO ShowInstallProgress:272 - Setting the details required for upgrade in ComponentInstallsBean 2019-02-28 11:12:10 ERROR ShowInstallProgress:126 - Other than CABIException caught 2019-02-28 11:12:10 ERROR CABIUtil:317 - java.lang.NullPointerException at com.ca.bicoe.cajasperserver.install.guiinstaller.customcode.ShowInstallProgress.createUpgradeBean(ShowInstallProgress.java:274) ....
CA Business Intelligence Jaspersoft Server 6.4.3 on Linux
Remove these files:
-rw-rw-r--. 1 root root 111 May 10 2017 .cabusinessintelligence drwxrwxr-x. 3 root root 4096 Feb 28 10:56 CA Business Intelligence drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 May 9 2017 .jasperserver
from the ~/root directory and launch the installation again.