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

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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




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