How to Resolve the PRVF-7567 Error that Occurs During the RAC OUI Install/Upgrade Prerequisite Primary Group Membership Check (Doc ID 2044781.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Goal

This document provides two different solutions that resolve the PRVF-7567 error of "Group '{0}' is not the primary group for user '{1}' on node '{2}'".
This error can occur during a failed "./runInstaller", RAC OUI Install/Upgrade, prerequisite check. The following is a message that is similar to what is displayed to the user:

"Group Membership: {0}(Primary) - This is a prerequisite condition to test whether user "{1}" has group "{0}" as its primary group"

In this prerequisite check, it verifies that the primary group specified in the "/etc/oraInst.loc" file matches the primary group for the user doing the install/upgrade.

ERROR
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PRVF-7567: "Group '{0}' is not the primary group for user '{1}' on node '{2}'"
 Cause: The specified group is not the primary group for the specified user.
 Action: Make the specified group as the primary group for the user.

Solution

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