Install 2nd Oracle SID on Linux
my purpose is to install an additionally sap instance with an own oracle SID.
during the Oracle installation of a 2nd Oracle Instance throgh the command ./RUNINSTALLER (oracle installer) i get the following error message befoer the oracle GUI started:
you don't have suffiecient permissions to access the inventory: '/oracle/<myFirst SID>/oraInventory/locks. Installation cannot continue. make sure you have read/write permission to the inventory directory and restart the installer. : Persmission denied.
The installer tries to access the first oracle SID, but i just choose a new SID for the 2nd oracle SID installation.
What could be the problem?
Stefan Koehler replied
> you don't have suffiecient permissions to access the inventory: '/oracle/<myFirst SID>/oraInventory/locks
It seems like that you have located the global inventory in the /oracle/<FIRST_SID> directory. The global inventory should contain all oracle installations on a server and should be located in a directory that can be accessed by every oracle installation.
The location of that inventory is defined in the file "/etc/oraInst.loc".
You can change the path to a new location (/oracle/<SECOND_SID/.. for example), but if you do that you have to keep in mind to change the path in the file "/etc/oraInst.loc" for every patchset/opatch updates for every oracle installation.