Error in Step create-ear-metrics – Connections 4 upgrade

Had a hard time last week with a Connections 4 upgrade.

Whenever I tried to install the Connections apps (on a fresh WAS install!) I got an error during metrics ear file creation:

java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: com/ibm/datatools/internal/core/util/EngineeringOptionID.GLOBAL_VARIABLE

Googling brought me to this technote:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21468619

So I had to delete some WAS files and everything worked after that!?

 

PS: I assume that a failed Fixpack installation at the beginning (of course fixed and reinstalled later on) was the source of the problem

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