Starting CRS fails with "CRS-10000:CLSU-00100: Operating System function: mkdir failed with error data: 13" error (Doc ID 1531467.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

CRS fails to start with the following error (also, the running CRS would stop working with the same error

[cssd(14171)]CRS-10000:CLSU-00100: Operating System function: mkdir failed with error data: 13
CLSU-00101: Operating System error message: Permission denied
CLSU-00103: error location: authprep6
CLSU-00104: additional error information: failed to make dir /usr/app/grid/11.2.0.3/auth/css/<node name>/A406583

Changes

The permissions on auth sub-directory in GI_HOME/auth are non-world writable.  They must be set to 1777 with the sticky bit getting set.

Cause

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