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Error: Unable to start JVM: Permission Denied

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Article ID: 216061

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Data Loss Prevention

Issue/Introduction

When trying to start DLP services we see Unable to start JVM: Permission denied (13) in the logs. 

attempting to launch anyway: /opt/AdoptOpenJRE/jdk8u262-b10-jre/bin/java STATUS | wrapper | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | Launching a JVM... ERROR | wrapper | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | JVM exited while loading the application. ERROR | wrapper | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | Unable to start JVM: Permission denied (13) INFO | jvm 27 | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | /java INFO | jvm 27 | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | jvm 25 | wrapper | Please make sure that the PATH or any other referenced environment INFO | jvm 27 | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | jvm 25 | wrapper | variables are correctly defined for the current environment. INFO | jvm 27 | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | jvm 25 | wrapper | ------------------------------------------------------------------------ INFO | jvm 27 | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | jvm 25 | wrapper | INFO | jvm 27 | 2021/05/26 19:27:03 | jvm 25 | wrapper | The configured wrap

Environment

Release : 15.8

Component : Enforce, Detection, OpenJRE

Cause

The OpenJRE folders have the incorrect permissions

Resolution

Verify permissions on the java installation. 

#namei -l /path/to/bin/java

The permissions on java should be rwxr-xr-x on the Java installation. The above screenshot shows the correct permissions. If a folder or file is set incorrectly run:

#chmod 755 <filename>

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