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Oracle Linux: Systemctl Commands Failing with Error "failed to get D-Bus connection: Operation not permitted" on Physical Server (Doc ID 2926483.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

systemctl commands fail with "Failed to get D-Bus connection: Operation not permitted".

Strace doesn't seem to be able to gather the output, it gets the same error:

No messages related to the issue found in /var/log/messages neither in journal logs.

changed /etc/systemd/system.conf file LogLevel=info to LogLevel=debug, did systemctl daemon-reload and then collected journalctl logs, but did not find anything related to the issue.

Changes

patching  performed.

Cause

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