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"sar -u" Throwing Error "Invalid system activity file: /var/log/sa/saXX" (Doc ID 1941484.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.3 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


After the server reboot, SAR is not working and is throwing the below error:

$ sar -u
Invalid system activity file: /var/log/sa/saXX 


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In this Document
 A. Remove /var/log/sa/saXX and restart sysstat
 B. Reinstall sysstat package

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