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    Exlibris Backup Package: " /root: Permission denied"

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Problem Symptoms:
    The Exlibris Backup Package fails with the error message:
    "tar command failed, Backup aborted see /exlibris/backup/logs/user_data_a5_Detail_nnnnn_nnnn.log"

    The log file ends with the following:
    aleph_admin@ALEPH20> aleph_admin@ALEPH20> EXIT
    Disconnected from Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.1.0.7.0 - 64bit Production
    With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
    ******** z00 *********
    /root: Permission denied.
    tar: No match.
    /root: Permission denied.

    Cause:
    Incorrect permissions on the /root directory.

    Resolution:
    Enter the following command to assign read and execute permissions to the /root directory for all users:
    > chmod a+rx /root


    • Article last edited: 2/27/2014