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Error while installing TDM 4.9.416:missing/inaccessible package

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Article ID: 240643

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Products

CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)

Issue/Introduction

We faced an error while installing TDM 4.9.416. We are upgrading from 4.9.53 to 4.9.416.

Datamaker logs: 

MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: Warning: Local cached package 'C:\Windows\Installer\a956e51f.msi' is missing.
MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: User policy value 'SearchOrder' is 'nmu'

MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: SOURCEMGMT: Source is invalid due to missing/inaccessible package.
MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: Note: 1: 1706 2: -2147483647 3: GTDMPro.msi 

MSI (c) (C8:E4) [14:34:06:132]: Doing action: FatalError
Action 14:34:06: FatalError. 
Action start 14:34:06: FatalError.
Action ended 14:34:08: FatalError. Return value 1.
MSI (c) (C8:E4) [14:34:08:752]: Doing action: AI_SHOW_LOG
Action 14:34:08: AI_SHOW_LOG. 
Action start 14:34:08: AI_SHOW_LOG.
MSI (c) (C8:38) [14:34:08:752]: Invoking remote custom action. DLL: C:\Users\AppData\Local\Temp\3\MSI122E.tmp, Entrypoint: LaunchLogFile
Action ended 14:34:09: AI_SHOW_LOG. Return value 1.
MSI (c) (C8:E4) [14:34:09:253]: Doing action: FatalError
Action 14:34:09: FatalError. 
Action start 14:34:09: FatalError.
Action ended 14:34:09: FatalError. Return value 2.
MSI (c) (C8:7C) [14:34:09:269]: Destroying RemoteAPI object.
MSI (c) (C8:2C) [14:34:09:269]: Custom Action Manager thread ending.
=== Verbose logging stopped: 4/20/2022  14:34:09 ===

Cause

Some files were missing or were deleted, so the un-install was not completed. 

Environment

Release : 4.9.x , 4.10.x

Component : TDM Portal

Resolution

Datamaker logs shows the below:  

MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: SOURCEMGMT: Source is invalid due to missing/inaccessible package.

 

MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: SOURCEMGMT: Attempting to use LastUsedSource from source list.
MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: SOURCEMGMT: Trying source C:\Users\AppData\Roaming\Grid-Tools\GTDatamaker\install\.
MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: Note: 1: 2203 2: C:\Users\AppData\Roaming\Grid-Tools\GTDatamaker\install\GTDMPro.msi 3: -2147287038 
MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: SOURCEMGMT: Source is invalid due to missing/inaccessible package.
MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: Note: 1: 1706 2: -2147483647 3: GTDMPro.msi 
MSI (s) (98:CC) [14:30:20:502]: SOURCEMGMT: Processing net source list.

Some files were missing or were deleted accidentally, so the uninstall was not completed. 

Resolution:  manually uninstall and install the latest version.