Solaris agent installation error - pkgadd: ERROR: unable to open admin file <admin>

Solaris agent installation error - pkgadd: ERROR: unable to open admin file <admin>

Symptoms

When running the pkgadd command to install the agent on Solaris, the following error is returned -

root@sch1p457:/export/.../agent> pkgadd -n -a admin -r /dev/null -d managesoft-12.0.0.sparc.pkg ManageSoft
pkgadd: ERROR: unable to open admin file <admin>

Resolution

Create a file called noask-pkgadd in the /var/sadm/install/admin directory with the following lines -

conflict=nocheck
setuid=nocheck
action=nocheck
partial=nocheck

After that re-run the pkgadd command and include this additional parameter: -a noask-pkgadd
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