APM 10.7 HF 84 upgrade Errors : java.io.IOException: Cannot update JRE
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APM 10.7 HF 84 upgrade Errors : java.io.IOException: Cannot update JRE


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CA Application Performance Management (APM / Wily / Introscope)


While upgrading the APM build 992906 with APM 10.8 HF84:

 Receiving this error 

All services was stopped before running that.




Release : 10.7.0



The error is because using the JRE that is installed with APM.


To install APM 10.7 hotfix84, we need to have a separate JRE installed on your system. 

Example command:

D:\Program Files\CA APM\Introscope10.7.0.45>"c:\<path to jre>\bin\java.exe"  -jar APM10.7.0HF84.jar


APM 10.7 HF 84 Readme file:

 Since hotfix #84, it is not possible to execute this hotfix with the JRE present 
   in the product installation in `jre` directory. This is because hotfix #84 and later
   will update the `jre` directory with newer JRE.

   To execute this hotfix on AIX, use IBM Java 8 Service refresh 5 fix pack 5 or later.
   On other platforms, use JRE 8 build 112 or later.

   Execute: java -jar APM10.7.0HF84.jar

   Or if you want to apply this hotfix remotely, then specify the HOME directory of the product component(s)
   as an argument. Example on Windows: java -jar APM10.7.0HF84.jar --product-dir "C:\Program Files\CA APM"