EM 12c: Warning while Installing the Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.3 Cloud Control Management Agent: You do not have permission to write to or create the central inventory on the system

(Doc ID 1580904.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Installing the Enterprise Manager (EM) 12.1.0.3.0 Cloud Control Management Agent fails with the warning:

You do not have permission to write to or create the central inventory on the system.

 

The InventoryWritableCheck prerequisite check fails as logged in .../oraInventory/logs/prereq2013-08-12_01-05-58PM.out:

Performing check for InventoryWritableCheck
Checking for write permissions on the inventory.
The invloc recieved from the CUSTOM_INVENTORY property is :null
The invloc recieved from the sInvLoc property is:null
The invloc recieved from the getDefaultLocationFileLoc method is:/opt/InfoVista/oracle/oraInventory
Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Failed <<<<


Check complete: Failed <<<<
Problem: You do not have permission to write to or create the central inventory on the system.
Recommendation: Ensure that the operating system user that you have specified for installing the agent has permission to write to or create the central inventory.

 

 

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Cause

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