Import Mac OS PKG file fails with error Error 17: Invalid product format [SDG001121]

Document ID : KB000008692
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Import of a PKG file for Mac OS in SD Library is failing with error :


Registration failed:

Error 17: Invalid product format [SDG001121]










Mac OS PKG format is not supported in ITCM by SD Import feature.

PKG extension which appears in menu "Import - PKG, PIF or RPM-package..." is a reference to "Solaris Datastream Package".  On Solaris these files are installed using command pkgadd.




For Mac OS PKG file, a regular SD Package should be created by providing the command line to install the PKG file.

Example :

installer -pkg package.pkg -target /