RHEL/ORL Oracle 19c client INS-08101 warning

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Article ID: 223441

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Products

Data Loss Prevention

Issue/Introduction

Oracle Universal Installer in Silent Mode The OUI installer in silent mode stops and shows this error message: [WARNING] [INS-08101] Unexpected error while executing the action at state: ‘supportedOSCheck’. There is no parameter available like -ignoreOS or whatever, but two workarounds.

Cause

oracle linux /RHEL 8.4 is not supported by the oracle linux client in the downloads 

Environment

Release : 15.8, Oracle linux 8.x/RHEL 8.x 

Component : oracle client 

Resolution

Workaround 1

Set the OS parameter in your terminal to a previous version and re-start the Oracle Universal Installer.

export CV_ASSUME_DISTID=OEL7.8

 

Workaround 2

Edit the file cvu_config which is located in $ORACLE_HOME/cv/admin, change the line from

Fallback to this distribution id

CV_ASSUME_DISTID=OEL5 

to

 Fallback to this distribution id

CV_ASSUME_DISTID=OEL7.8