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Attempts To "su oracle" Fail With "Resource Temporarily Unavailable" Even From The "root" Account (Doc ID 1239915.1)

Last updated on APRIL 21, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 to Oracle Linux 5.5 [Release OL4U4 to OL5U5]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux Itanium
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You can log in to a host as root, but trying to switch to another account such as "oracle" using the command:


.

Changes

No changes have been made.

Cause

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