Grid Agent Configuration: storage_report_metrics.pl Reports Error "snmhsutl.c:executable nmhs should have root suid enabled" (Doc ID 435793.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2013

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 23-Feb-2012***
Checked for relevance on 26-Jul-2013

Symptoms

The <AGENT_HOME>/sysman/log/emagent_perl.trc in the Agent home has errors such as:

storage_report_metrics.pl: <timestamp>: WARN: STORAGE_REPORTS:error::snmhsutl.c:executable nmhs should have root suid enabled


The Host target in the Grid Console could have a metric collection error as below:

Target agentmachine.domain
Type Host
Metric Storage Data
Collection Timestamp <timestamp>
Error Type Collection Problem
Message snmhsutl.c:executable nmhs should have root suid enabled


This issue can occur on any of the Unix / Linux platforms where the Agent can be installed.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms