Unable to start Oracle iPlanet web server - "failure: CORE3017: could not determine current user name" (7.0) or "cannot find user <xyz> in passwd file" (6.1) (Doc ID 1589213.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 to 7.0 [Release 6.1 to 7.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While starting Oracle iPlanet web server 7, the error below is seen:

 

Cause

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