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Error: Failed to configure approval state to install for update

Overview

When you try to approve metadata-only packages for deployment, Patch Manager fails and displays the following errors:

Failed to configure  approval state to Install for update"...

Cannot create and install deployment to an update that does not support install. The transaction ended in the trigger.

Environment

All Patch Manager versions

Cause 

This is the normal behavior for metadata-only packages. Metadata-only packages do not have content, which generatesinstallation issues.

Resolution

  1. Download the package from the third-party website.
  2. Publish the third-party package using the package, not the metadata-only package. See Publishing Custom Software Packages for more information.

 

 

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