Delete Oracle Home On ODA Taking Very Long Time (or Hanging)
(Doc ID 2564841.1)
Last updated on JUNE 26, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 188.8.131.52.0 ODAVP to 184.108.40.206.0 ODAVP [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
'odacli delete-dbhome' command shows 'Running' status for hours (or longer).
From the deinstall_deconfig<date_timestamp>.out (or .log or .err), (files located /u01/app/oraInventory/logs folder) it was found that many of folders and files below <ORACLE_HOME>/suptools folder could not be removed due to permissions issues.
The log end like this:
[many many failed permission errors for python files in suptools ]
/bin/rm: cannot remove '/u01/app/oracle/product/220.127.116.11/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/lib/python2.7/shutil.pyc': Permission denied
/bin/rm: cannot remove '/u01/app/oracle/product/18.104.22.168/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/lib/libpython2.7.so.1.0': Permission denied
/bin/rm: cannot remove '/u01/app/oracle/product/22.214.171.124/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/libcrypto.so.6': Permission denied
/bin/rm: cannot remove '/u01/app/oracle/product/126.96.36.199/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/libssl.so.6': Permission denied]
Review the permissions and manually delete '/u01/app/oracle/product/188.8.131.52/dbhome_2' on node(s) odanode1-ign.
Oracle Universal Installer cleanup completed with errors.
Review the permissions and contents of '/u01/app/oracle' on nodes(s) 'oda0,oda1'.
Attempting to delete/remove an existing DBHOME on ODA 18.5.
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