Unable to login through the console after installing Oracle 11g on Red Hat x64

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Article ID: 160502

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Issue/Introduction

While installing Oracle 11g on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x64, you can no longer log in to the server console after running the script "oracle_prepare.sh".

Resolution

Log in to the server using SSH or single-user mode as root and modify the following line in the file "/etc/pam.d/login":

session required /lib/security/pam_limits.so

to

session required /lib64/security/pam_limits.so