OAM 10.1.4.3 Installation Fails With "invalid user 'null' or invalid group 'null'" on Linux 64bit Platform (Doc ID 1072348.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

COREid Identity - Version: 10.1.4.3.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The OAM 10.1.4.3 installer packages e.g. Oracle_Access_Manager10_1_4_3_0_linux_Identity_Server and Oracle_Access_Manager10_1_4_3_0_linux_Access_Server fail on RedHat Enterprise Linux (EL) 5 64bit platform.

After the initial welcome message the following errors are displayed:

Sorry, invalid user 'null' or invalid group 'null'
Please check and enter again.
Sorry, invalid user 'null' or invalid group 'null'.
Please check and enter again.


The Operating System (O/S) user that is running the installer appears to be configured correctly:

$ id oracle
uid=513(oracle) gid=502(oinstall) groups=502(oinstall),100(users)


Cause

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