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runInstaller or deinstall or Cluvfy or opatchauto Fails with "Permission denied" Error if /tmp is Mounted with noexec (Doc ID 2061121.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Permission denied messages receive when executing a file inside /tmp in different scenario's

case 1:

Three different ORACLE_HOME and need to deinstall /refresh/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1 based ORACLE_HOME. Below sample entry from /etc/oratab

orcl:/refresh/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1:N        # line added by Agent
+ASM:/refresh/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/grid:N        # line added by Agent
orclsec:/refresh/app/oracle/product/        # line added by Agent

From rdbms user login,



New installation/de-installation of Grid infrastructure


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