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Unable to start Informix as a service : "service informixd start" (Doc ID 2508622.1)

Last updated on JUNE 02, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An /etc/init.d/informixd file exists to start the database from the services interface instead of manually from the user informix shell, but starting the service does not work, and fails with error:

the chunk must have owner-id 'informix' and group-id 'root'

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Cause

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