When installing RHN Satellite 5.3 installer crashes with the following error :** Database: Setting up database connection. Could not connect to the database. Your connection information may be incorrect. Error: DBI connect('rhnsat','rhnsat',...) failed

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Issue

  • Performing installation of the Red Hat Network Satellite 5.3 and the following error is received during the database setup :** Database: Setting up database connection.
    Could not connect to the  database.  Your connection information may be incorrect.  Error: DBI  connect('rhnsat','rhnsat',...) failed: ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
    ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
    Linux-x86_64  Error: 2: No such file or directory (DBD ERROR: OCISessionBegin) at  /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Spacewalk/Setup.pm line 1162

Environment

  • RHN Satellite 5.3

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