Oracle VTS fails to start with socket operation error or "vtsk: svc_reg: Bad file number" (Doc ID 1010923.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2011

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version: 8.0 and later   [Release: 8.0 and later ]
All Platforms

Symptoms

After installing the Oracle VTS packages (SUNWvtsmn and SUNWvtsx) the software fails to run, and errors with the following message:

On Solaris 8:

vtsk: svc_reg: Bad file number
sunvts: Can't start vtsk properly.

On Solaris 9:

vtsk: svc_reg: Socket operation on non-socket
sunvts: Can't start vtsk properly.

These errors can occur if options are used in the command or not.

Cause

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