Error While Discovering Unmanaged Hosts Using Network Scan - Nmap Cannot Open Libpcap.so.0.9.4 (Doc ID 1968443.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.4.0 to 12.1.0.4.0 [Release 12.1]
Linux x86-64

Goal

Perfoming the steps described by http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/doc.121/e24473/discovery.htm#BABFAEFC results always in the error:

/app/u01/app/oracle/agent/agent_inst/discovery/nmap/bin/nmap: error while loading shared libraries: libpcap.so.0.9.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Checking our system for libpcap results:
rpm -qa --queryformat "%{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}(%{ARCH})\n" | grep libpcap
libpcap-1.4.0-1.20130826git2dbcaa1.el6(x86_64)

 

Solution

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