Error sys-package-mgr:can't create package cache dir,'cachedir/packages' Reported When Installing WebLogic Server Using Generic Jar Installer (Doc ID 1449581.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 9.2 to 10.3.6
Generic Linux
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

When installing WebLogic Server with generic *.jar installer, (i.e java -jar server103_generic.jar), the following error is thrown in some scenarios:

"*sys-package-mgr*:can't create package cache dir,'cachedir/packages'"

By checking the privileges of dir /tmp  by 'ls -l /tmp', it is confirm that the current owner has the write privileges to the dir /tmp, but the error still be reported!

Cause

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