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Is MD5 checksum HASH Available for Virtual Appliance?
Article ID: 209265
CA Identity Suite
I don't see a page to get an MD5 Hash value, that I can use to validate a clean download. Can\Does Virtual Appliance use md5 checksum?
Release : 14.3
Component : CA IDENTITY SUITE (VIRTUAL APPLIANCE)
Each Cumulative Patch is provided in an encrypted compressed tarball format (tar.gz). The utility (patch_vapp) that is available on the Virtual Appliance, will automatically apply the patch when run.
To apply a Cumulative Patch, follow these steps:
Copy the Cumulative Patch into the Virtual Appliance using SCP software. SCP is available by default on most Mac/Linux systems. You can download WinSCP for Windows platform.
For example, the command to copy the patch from a Mac/Linux system into the Virtual Appliance is:
SSH into the Virtual Appliance.
Generate the MD5 checksum for the Cumulative Patch and compare with the checksum documented in the Cumulative Patch tables for each component in the following sections.
md5sum <Cumulative Patch>
Apply the Cumulative Patch.
patch_vapp <Cumulative Patch>
(Optional - Rollback): If there is a need to rollback a Cumulative Patch or a Service Pack after it has been applied, log in via SSH/CLI into the Virtual Appliance as shown in Step 2 and run
If the external database in use is Oracle, ensure that you reboot the machine after the patch is applied successfully.