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Files Permission Issues When Trying to Install or Start Oracle VM Manager (Doc ID 2373185.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.2.1 and later
Linux x86-64


 1.Not able to start ovmm service with the below errors in the AdminServer.out or AdminServer.logs 


<2018-03-06T14:35:14.311-0500> <Error> <Log Management> <BEA-170020> <The server log file /u01/app/oracle/ovm-manager-3/domains/ovm_domain/servers/AdminServer/logs/AdminServer.log could not be opened successfully.>

starting weblogic with Java version:
java version "1.7.0_151"
<2018-02-28T15:04:57.444-0500> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000362> <Server failed. Reason:

There are 1 nested errors: /u01/app/oracle/ovm-manager-3/domains/ovm_domain/servers/AdminServer/data/ldap/conf/vde.prop (Permission denied)
       at Method)
<2018-02-28T15:04:57.456-0500> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to FAILED.>
<2018-02-28T15:04:57.456-0500> <Error> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000383> <A critical service failed. The server will shut itself down.>
<2018-02-28T15:04:57.457-0500> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to FORCE_SHUTTING_DOWN.>


2.Not able to install OVM Manager, it gets errors in the step 3 or in the step 5.

EST Mar 07 09:32:39.249 system.fs DEBUG Writing contents in file /tmp/ovmHDP8SR/oraLocKGbIfr
EST Mar 07 09:32:39.249 ovm.installer.weblogic DEBUG Install Weblogic command:su - oracle -c "/u01/app/oracle/java/bin/java -d64 -jar /mnt/components/fmw_12. -silent -response /tmp/ovmHDP8SR/ovmZqDzlg -invPtrLoc /tmp/ovmHDP8SR/oraLocKGbIfr"
EST Mar 07 09:32:39.250 ovm.installer.util DEBUG runCmd start:
EST Mar 07 09:32:39.945 ovm.installer.util DEBUG Launcher log file is /tmp/OraInstall2018-03-07_09-32-39AM/launcher2018-03-07_09-32-39AM.log.
EST Mar 07 09:32:39.949 ovm.installer.util DEBUG Option "-response" is deprecated; use "-responseFile" instead.
EST Mar 07 09:32:42.976 ovm.installer.util DEBUG Extracting files......
EST Mar 07 09:32:43.107 ovm.installer.util DEBUG Invalid inventory pointer file location "/tmp/ovmHDP8SR/oraLocKGbIfr" (is a directory or is not readable).
EST Mar 07 09:32:43.123 ovm.installer.util DEBUG runCmd end: retval=1
EST Mar 07 09:32:43.124 ovm.installer.weblogic ERROR Failed to install Oracle Weblogic Server 12c and ADF ...
EST Mar 07 09:32:43.124 system.fs DEBUG Removing directory tree with path: /tmp/ovmHDP8SR
EST Mar 07 09:32:43.124 system.fs DEBUG path /tmp/ovmHDP8SR exists
EST Mar 07 09:32:43.124 system.fs DEBUG Trying to remove Directory tree with path: /tmp/ovmHDP8SR (warn on errors)
EST Mar 07 09:32:43.171 system.fs DEBUG Directory tree with path: /tmp/ovmHDP8SR is successfully removed


Directory/files permissions were changed from the default to a customized value.

At least one of these files were modified

For example:



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