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runcluvfy.sh: Group existence check failed for "oinstall" (Doc ID 1672918.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Clusterware CVU (cluvfy or runcluvfy.sh) command fails: 

Check: Group existence for "oinstall"
Node Name Status Comment
------------ ------------------------ ------------------------
<hostname2> failed does not exist
<hostname1> failed does not exist
Result: Group existence check failed for "oinstall"

....

Check: Membership of user "grid" in group "oinstall" [as Primary]
Node Name User Exists Group Exists User in Group Primary Status
---------------- ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------
<hostname2> yes yes no N/A failed
<hostname1> yes yes no N/A failed
Result: Membership check for user "grid" in group "oinstall" [as Primary] failed

 

 

 

Cause

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