Database processes owned by SUDO user on AIX instead of oracle user

(Doc ID 1453746.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Manager - Version 10.2 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

Startup of database using SUDO user.

The Oracle processes are owned by the sudo user instead of the oracle user.

This issue is seen when starting up the database using sudo in Enterprise Manager Grid Control as well as in SQLPlus.

Cause

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