Getting Sqlplus: Permission Denied By The Oracle User/owner Using The Instant Client

(Doc ID 2384225.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2018

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


-- Environment
Product: SQL*Plus
Version: 12.2.0.1
Platform: Linux x86-64 Red Hat Enterprise 6

-- Problem Statement
Installed the Instant Client software on two different Linux servers along with the Sqlplus pack.

As the oracle owner am getting Permission Denied when trying to run Sqlplus.

[oracle@test instanclient_12_2]$ whoami
oracle
[oracle@test instanclient_12_2]$ sqlplus
-bash: /home/oracle/client/instantclient_12_2/sqlplus: Permission denied
[oracle@test instanclient_12_2]$

-- Error

Sqlplus: Permission Denied

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Cause

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