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INS-40421 During Upgrade of Grid Infrastructure Due to Wrong Permission on /etc/inittab (Doc ID 2285863.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


While upgrading Grid Infrastructure (GI) from to, following errors are seen in <central inventory>/logs/installActions<date>-<time>.log

INFO: Is CRS Installed false
WARNING: Exception occured while getting siha user.
WARNING: [WARNING] [INS-40421] The installer cannot detect the owner of the existing Oracle Grid Infrastructure home (Grid home).
CAUSE: The installer is unable to detect the owner of the existing Grid home. To upgrade the software, you must run the installer as the user owning the Grid home.
ACTION: Run the installer as the user owning the existing Grid home

Running cluvfy to check local node result below check failed on run level


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