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OCI : New User 'oracle-cloud-agent-updater' Added to OCI Instance (Doc ID 2705191.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Instance monitoring tool reports a new user was create on Oracle Linux Instance.

Aug 27 04:28:02 <hostname> useradd[2348]: new user: name=oracle-cloud-agent-updater, UID=<uid>, GID=<gid>, home=/var/lib/oracle-cloud-agent, shell=/usr/sbin/noogin
Aug 27 04:28:02 <hostname> useradd[2348]: add 'oracle-cloud-agent-updater' to group 'adm'
Aug 27 04:28:02 <hostname> useradd[2348]: add 'oracle-cloud-agent-updater' to shadow group 'adm'

Changes

 A yum update was run on the instance.

Cause

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