RAC installation fails: [INS-35437] Invalid location specified for Oracle home (Doc ID 2230114.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RAC database software installation fails with: 

SEVERE: [FATAL] [INS-35437] Invalid location specified for Oracle home.
CAUSE: Installer has detected that the location specified for Oracle home is a sub directory under an Automatic Cluster File System(ACFS) mount point that does not provide permissions to your user id.
ACTION: Provide a different location for Oracle home or update the Access Control List (ACL) of the ACFS mount point.

 

Cause

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