Error "Connection to node manager could not be established" and "System error 5 has occurred, Access is denied" while Executing searchctl Commands

(Doc ID 2371499.1)

Last updated on MARCH 13, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version 11.2.2.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While running searchctl startll command(or any other searchctl command) it fails with the below error :

System error 5 has occurred.
Access is denied.
Error while executing action: "startall"
Connection to node manager could not be established

Complete error stack is as below:

Issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Install SES using option 1.
2. Open command prompt as normal (not Administrator) user.
3. Run any searchctl comamnds
Command fails with the mentioned errors.

Changes

 

Cause

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