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AIX : Fails With Could Not Locate Group Services Socket (Doc ID 2087924.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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Symptoms from Note 1384060.1 aborts and provides the following output:

# ./rootpre.sh_aix_powerha7.1
./rootpre.sh_aix_powerha7.1 output will be logged in /tmp/rootpre.out_15-06-26.11:18:35

Checking if group services should be configured....
Please confirm your Oracle Clusterware Userid is a member of the group: hagsuser
Configuring HACMP group services socket for possible use by Oracle.
Could not locate group services socket.
Ensure that the group services subsystem is active.
Aborting pre-installation procedure. Installations of Oracle may fail.


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