Error : "Error occured while getting user groups" While Installing Either the 10.2.0.1 Base Software or OUI-10150:Error: OSOPER cannot be empty in component during any 10.2.0.X PatchSet Installation (Doc ID 1393287.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


While installing Oracle Database 10.2.0.1,You get an error stating the following on the analyzing dependencies screen. -

Error : "Error occured while getting user groups"

Although the error can be ignored & the Installation can continue,the next PatchSet Install may fail with the below Error -

OUI-10150:Error: OSOPER cannot be empty in component Oracle Database 10g PatchSet 10.2.0.X

installActions Log for the 10.2.0.1 Base Install would show the below error -


INFO: Calling Query unixQueries10.1.0.2.0 getGroups
INFO:
Query Exception: GetGroupsException
Query Exception Class: class oracle.sysman.oii.oiil.OiilQueryException
INFO:
INFO: Setting variable 's_nameForOPERGrp' to ''. Received the value from the variable calculation.
INFO: Calling Query unixQueries10.1.0.2.0 getGroups
INFO:
Query Exception: GetGroupsException
Query Exception Class: class oracle.sysman.oii.oiil.OiilQueryException
INFO:
INFO: Setting variable 's_nameForDBAGrp' to ''. Received the value from the variable calculation.

 

Cause

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