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Silent Install Fails with OUI-10025, OUI-10026, OUI-10027 (Doc ID 1267510.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Universal Installer - Version to [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When doing silent install, OUI (runInstaller) fails with error OUI-10025, OUI-10026, OUI-10027

Sample error:

OUI-10025:Unable to start an interactive install session because of the following error:Can't connect to X11 window server using '' as the value of the DISPLAY variable. The DISPLAY environment variable should be set to <hostname or IP address>:<screen>, where the <screen> is usually '0.0'.

OUI-10026:Depending on the Unix Shell, you can use one of the following commands
as examples to set the DISPLAY environment variable:
- For csh: % setenv DISPLAY
- For sh, ksh and bash: $ DISPLAY=; export DISPLAY
Use the following command to see what shell is being used:
echo $SHELL
Use the following command to view the current DISPLAY environment variable setting:
- Make sure that client users are authorized to connect to the X Server.

OUI-10027:To enable client users to access the X Server, open an xterm, dtterm or xconsole as the user that started the session and type the following command:
% xhost
To test that the DISPLAY environment variable is set correctly, run a X11 based program that comes with the native operating system such as 'xclock':


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