Permission Denied Errors for users other than "oracle"

(Doc ID 443638.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to
This problem can occur on any platform.



1.  We have discovered that all users except Oracle (software owner) get the following error when trying to run sqlplus. sqlplus: fatal: /u01/oracle/OraHome2/lib32/ Permission denied

2.  one of our batch processes that uses SQL*Plus had no permissions on the "sqlplus" executable.

3.  A quick check in $ORACLE_HOME showed no execute permissions for "other" accounts.

4.  We just finished our 10.2.0.x install.  The permissions on the underlying directories appear to have the wrong permissions.

5.  The "permissions" <> exists for but no patch exists for or greater.  When I try installing the patch anyhow, it (of course) fails.


Recently applied an RDBMS patchset


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