Interesting, I only knew of the API in the UC apps, however, PCD does not upgrade from anything else, you need to fresh install PCD the first time, and then upgrade with the PCD upgrade files. FYI, PCD was actually introduced in 10.0
Are you getting this error “Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported. The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The value UI mode identifiers...
The below trick might come handy when you have to add a new node to a cluster but you don't have or is unsure of the security password for the publisher. This procedure has been around for ages.
1) Login into the CLI of the Publisher.