Exalytics: Users Encounter Error When Logging On Server: " -bash: /etc/profile: Permission Denied"

(Doc ID 1681468.1)

Last updated on JUNE 11, 2014

Applies to:

Exalytics In-Memory Machine X2-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Exalytics Software - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When root, or other users, log in to Exalytics server, they are getting a permissions error.
For example, when the root user logs in, error is:

The same error appears for other Linux operating system users when they login.  The error does not seem to cause any navigation, or other issues.
This problem started happening after the Linux system administrators made changes to the operating system to tighten access and security.  The exact changes that were made are unknown.


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