Installation of Content Import Client fails with the error 1603

Document ID : KB000050714
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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During the installation of the CA ITCM Domain Manager the following error occurs:

The installation of "Content Import Client" failed.
Return Code: 1603

Figure 1

In %TEMP%\CICSetup.log the following is observed:

17:01:03 User: ca_itrm_CIC
17:01:03 Password: ********
17:01:03 Port: 1433
17:01:03 MDB Name: mdb
17:01:03 Driver: C:\Users\gueguenr\AppData\Local\Temp\{74D3970B-DABA-4FB3-BD31-A8DD9A8B8818}\
17:01:04 SQL Server CA-MDB validation failed
17:01:06 Installation aborted
and in %TEMP%\CICSetupCmd.log the following lines are seen:
17:01:03 Setup Started 3-24-2011 17:01:03
CheckSQLServer.bat Started 
05:01 PM
Verifying jre installation.

CICSetupCmd.log stops just after this line "Verifying jre installation."


This problem occurs on Windows machine with specific language set (eg: 874 - Windows Thai)

Solution :

  • Copy the file <CAITCM_SOURCE_PATH>\WindowsProductFiles_x86\CIC\jre\lib\ext\charsets.jar to <CAITCM_SOURCE_PATH>\WindowsProductFiles_x86\CIC\jre\lib
  • Retry the installation.