Waiting for up to <300> seconds for package administration commands to become available (another user is administering packages on zone

Waiting for up to <300> seconds for package administration commands to become available (another user is administering packages on zone

Article: 100004909
Modified: 2015-09-05
Ratings: 0 2
Product(s): NetBackup

Problem

Attempting to install Netbackup  on a Solaris 10  non-global zone

Error Message

## Waiting for up to <300> seconds for package administration commands to become available (another user is administering packages on zone   <hostname>

pkgadd: ERROR: ERROR: Unable to acquire package administration lock for zone <hostname>; please try again later

pkgadd: ERROR: ERROR: Unable to acquire lock on non-global zone <hostname>: releasing all locks

pkgadd: ERROR: unable to lock zones to perform operations

Solution

Rermove  any lock files in  /tmp

/tmp/.ai.pkg.zone.lock*

 


Applies To

Solaris 10

Netbackup 6.5.6

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