DSEE 7 Installation on Linux fails with "dsadm exited with unexpected error code 172" (Doc ID 1305295.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 7.0 to 11.1.1.5.2 [Release 7.0 to 11gR1]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Installation of DSEE 7.0 on Linux x64 fails with:

./dsccsetup ads-create
Choose password for Directory Service Manager:
Confirm password for Directory Service Manager:
Creating DSCC registry...
rc = 172
dsadm exited with unexpected error code 172
Software installation is probably incomplete or corrupted

Cause

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