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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 18.3.0.0.0 ODAVP to 18.3.0.0.0 ODAVP [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 '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/18.0.0.0/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/lib/python2.7/shutil.pyc': Permission denied
/bin/rm: cannot remove '/u01/app/oracle/product/18.0.0.0/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/lib/libpython2.7.so.1.0': Permission denied
/bin/rm: cannot remove '/u01/app/oracle/product/18.0.0.0/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/libcrypto.so.6': Permission denied
/bin/rm: cannot remove '/u01/app/oracle/product/18.0.0.0/dbhome_2/suptools/orachk/build/Python2712/libssl.so.6': Permission denied]
Review the permissions and manually delete '/u01/app/oracle/product/18.0.0.0/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'.

Changes

 Attempting to delete/remove an existing DBHOME on ODA 18.5.

Cause

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