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OCI - Auditd Service Fails With Errors "Permission denied" and/or "No such file or directory". (Doc ID 2655141.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When changing the default log directory for  auditd service on OCI Linux instances to be saved on a different file system, the below errors can be seen on the logs when restarting the instance, as a result the auditd.service will not start.


From /var/log/messages



 The default configuration for auditd had been changed to use a new file system mounted on an ISCSI Block volume from OCI.


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