Updating jar file
The messages above were abbreviated for readability.
Make note of the file name reported in the error message.
Locate the Update Installer logs and determine the cause of the failure When the Update Installer reports a failure, review the Update Installer log file to determine the cause of the error.
If the Update Installer was instructed to install a single maintenance pack, then the logs for that installation are named " If the Update Installer encountered a prerequisite error and did not attempt to install any fix data, or if the Update Installer utility crashes, then the logs would be located in a directory following this convention: ".
Examine the name of the files and the error messages which caused the Update Installer to fail during each maintenance pack attempt.
Review the following list of symptoms to determine which action to take.
The Web Sphere Application Server Update Installer utility is responsible for installing and uninstalling fix packs and interim fixes on Web Sphere Application Server V7.0, V6.1, and V6.0 products.
If the Update Installer is reporting an issue updating a file such as a ".jar" file or ".xml" file, then make another attempt to install the maintenance pack if there is sufficient time available in your maintenance window.
There are two reasons why it is recommend to attempt to install the fix pack again.
If any product files are locked by another process, then the Update Installer utility will not be able to modify or delete those files during an installation or uninstallation process.
If the Update Installer encounters any files which it cannot update, it will abort the process and report a failure.
The particular file can determine which action needs to be taken.