Backup of embedded Satellite database fails

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  • Red Hat Network Satellite
  • Embedded Oracle database


  • File not found when performing database backup of embedded Oracle database on Red Hat Network Satellite server:

    # su - oracle 
    $ db-control backup <path to store backup>
    Initiating cold backup of database rhnsat... 
      <oracle path>/config/10.2.0/lkRHNSAT -> <path to store backup>/lkRHNSAT.gz ... 
     open <oracle path>/config/10.2.0/lkRHNSAT: No such file or directory 


  • Verify that the "oracle" user's home directory in /etc/passwd is correct. The default is /opt/apps/oracle.
  • Component
  • acl

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