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Insufficient privileges distributed install Spectrum 21.2.1


Article ID: 225410


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CA Spectrum


The distributed installation of Spectrum 21.2.1 using sradmin generates an error.

d100xxxxxx: Starting Test
d100xxxxxx: Starting Test
d100xxxxxx: SPC-INT-20074: Insufficient privileges on d100xxxxxx.
d100xxxxxx: Spectrum Installation requires either ROOT access, SUDO privileges or Administrator privileges.  Please see the Spectrum Installation Guide (Document number 5136) for more information regarding SUDO.
d100xxxxxx: Test complete

when the sudoers file contains lines blank.

Using the workaround mentioned in the Knowledge Bases article 209208, the installation completes successfully.



The sradmin is crashing with the following stack:

Core was generated by `./sradmin.exe --restart'.
Program terminated with signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
#0  0x00000000004f54c4 in fgetline(_IO_FILE*) ()
[Current thread is 1 (Thread 0x7f5144e3c700 (LWP 188899))]
Missing separate debuginfos, use: zypper install glibc-debuginfo-2.22-62.16.2.x86_64 libgcc_s1-debuginfo-8.2.1+r264010-1.3.3.x86_64 libstdc++6-debuginfo-8.2.1+r264010-1.3.3.x86_64
(gdb) where
#0  0x00000000004f54c4 in fgetline(_IO_FILE*) ()
#1  0x00000000004f66d4 in sudo::CanSudo(char*, CsHostAddress const&, char*, char const*) ()
#2  0x00000000004f01bf in server_comm::getAdminPrivs() ()
#3  0x00000000004f396d in server_comm::read_msg() ()
#4  0x00000000004f3c68 in server_comm::process_client() ()
#5  0x00000000004e9801 in IDsapi::comm_thread(void*) ()
#6  0x00007f51451ea6e4 in start_thread () from /lib64/noelision/
#7  0x00007f5144f29e8d in clone () from /lib64/


Release : 21.2.1

Component : Spectrum Core / SpectroSERVER


Spectrum patch 21.2.1.D11