Tuxedo 12.2.2 Installer In Console Mode With Private Inventory Fails: CheckInventoryDir Failed

(Doc ID 2330463.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Tuxedo - Version 12.2.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Red Hat Enterprise 7 Linux x86-64 installing Tuxedo 12.2.2 64 bits

Installer Tuxedo 12 fails when run in console mode.

Steps
1. Created a user/group tuxedo/tuxedo ($HOME is /home/tuxedo)
2. Created a taget directory: /opt/oracle/tuxedo (own by tuxedo/tuxedo)
3. As user tuxedo, unzipped tuxedo122200_64_Linux_01_x86.zip in a working directory
4. Created /home/tuxedo/oraInventory/oraInst.loc (owned by tuxedo/tuxedo and user and group has rw permission on this file)
5. Started up the installer ./runInstaller.sh -console as user tuxedo

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Introduction
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This shell script guides you through the installation and configuration of your Oracle Products. Press "Enter" to accept the default and proceed to the next screen. You may cancel this installation at any time by typing "quit".
Press "Enter" to continue:
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Choose Inventory
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->1- Central Inventory
2- Private Inventory
0- Go back

Enter a number: 2
Enter your private inventory pointer file: /home/tuxedo/oraInventory/oraInst.loc
CheckInventoryDir failed
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TMP environment variable set properly with proper directory permissions (drwxr-x---)

JAVA_HOME environment variable set correctly to point to JRE 1.8 (jdk1.8.0_151) directory

Changes

 

Cause

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