Installing 11gR2 Fails with Error:" [INS-30060] Check for Group Existence Failed" (Doc ID 1268391.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Oracle Universal Installer - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-Dec-2013***

Symptoms

Trying to install Oracle Database 11.2.0.2 fails with:

SEVERE: [FATAL] [INS-30060] Check for group existence failed.
CAUSE: Unexpected error occurred while trying to check for group existence.
ACTION: Refer to the logs or contact Oracle Support Services. Note for advanced users: Launch the installer by passing the following flag ''-ignoreInternalDriverError''..
Refer associated stacktrace #oracle.install.commons.util.exception.DefaultErrorAdvisor:835
INFO: Advice is ABORT
INFO: Adding ExitStatus INVALID_USER_INPUT to the exit status set



The group exists on /etc/group file.

Cause

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