Add Node To Grid Failed With Error: Could Not Find The Main Class: Oracle.install.ivw.common.util.Or

(Doc ID 2136748.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to add a new member to existing 3 node cluster failed with below error:
$ ./
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 120 MB. Actual 16320 MB Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB. Actual 15917 MB Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors. Actual 65536 Passed
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: oracle/install/ivw/common/util/OracleNodeScaler
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.install.ivw.common.util.OracleNodeScaler
  at Method)
  at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
  at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(
  at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
Could not find the main class: oracle.install.ivw.common.util.OracleNodeScaler. Program will exit.


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