Bradley, try these RPM cleanup commands:
yum clean all
/QOpenSys/pkgs/bin/rpm --rebuilddb
hash -r

Alan Seiden <>
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On Oct 14, 2021, at 3:54 PM, Brad Stone <bvstone@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:bvstone@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

I am working with a client who just updated to V7R4.

After figuring out why I couldn't connect to SSHD (they disabled QSSHD user
profile) now when I try to get a list of installed or available packages, I
get the following error:

ERROR: _rpm.error: rpmdb open failed

Any ideas?

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