Oracle 12C Http Server Installer Fails With "error code = 256" (Doc ID 1955429.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to install Oracle HTTP Server 12c, on Solaris Sparc 64 bit OS
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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./fmw_12.1.3.0.0_ohs_sun_sparc64.bin
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Unable to change access permissions on the temporary directory /var/tmp/OraInstall2014-08-06_04-45-50PM.
Unable to locate or create a temporary directory for the Oracle Universal Installer.
** Error during execution, error code = 256.

 

Cause

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