11.1.1.5 Unix Connecter: Recon Using Sudo User Fails with "Only Root Can Do That" Error

(Doc ID 1530671.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2018

Applies to:

Identity Manager Connector - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running trusted recon using a Sudo user in the 11.1.1.5 version of Unix Connecter fails with

First, per the connector documentation, one can either you use SUDO for a "normal" linux user or root. Everything else is not supported. In Solaris a user with RBAC roles can be used. In Linux the tool of choice is SUDO.

Reference:

Oracle® Identity Manager Connector Guide for UNIX
Release 11.1.1
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E22999_01/doc.111/e17694/toc.htm
2.1.2.5 Creating a Target System SUDO User Account for Connector Operations

Cause

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