11.2 RDBMS install failed on “Group existence” check (Doc ID 1668907.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

11.2.0.3 installation fails with the error “Group existence:<group name>....”.   runInstaller looks for a different group than the one selected during the install.

Details:
Group Existence:oinstall1 – This is a prerequisite condition to test whether group “oinstall1″ exists on the system.
Expected Value : true
Actual value : false
Details:
– PRVF-7539 : Group “oinstall1″ does not exist on node “xyz″
– Cause: The specified group does not exist on the specifed node.
– Action: Create the group on the specified node.

 

Cause

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