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OUI Receives "[Fatal Error] DISPLAY variable set incorrectly" when Installing ODI 12c (Doc ID 2523485.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following error is received when running the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) to install Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12c:

<JDK HONE>/bin/java -jar /<DIRECTORY CONTAINING THE ODI .jar FILES>/fmw_12.2.1.3.0_odi.jar
Launcher log file is /tmp/OraInstall<YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MI-SSAM/PM>/launcher<YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MI-SSAM/PM>.log.
Extracting the installer . . . . . . . . . . Done
...
Checking if CPU speed is above 300 MHz. Actual <VALUE> MHz Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors. Actual <VALUE> Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 512 MB. Actual <VALUE> MB Passed
Checking if this platform requires a 64-bit JVM. Actual <VALUE> Passed (64-bit not required)
Checking temp space: must be greater than 300 MB. Actual <VALUE> MB Passed
Preparing to launch the Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall<YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MI-SSAM/PM>
Log: /tmp/OraInstall<YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MI-SSAM/PM>/install<YYYY-MM-DD_HH-MI-SSAM/PM>.log
X-Server access is denied on host
[Fatal Error] DISPLAY variable set incorrectly: <IP ADDRESS>:1.0

[Resolution] Verify that your DISPLAY environment variable is set correctly, and that there is an X11
server on the system. If you are running the Oracle Installer as a different user or on a different host,
you may need to use the xhost command to ensure that host/user has permission to write to your display.

 

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Cause

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