Setting DISPLAY with X authority file utility – xauth

From the X Server where the VNC Server is at:

$: xauth list $DISPLAY
viscdb105.visctech.com:1 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 fc0f22b8861edcea596a68db0ec3059d
viscdb105.visctech.com/unix:1 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 fc0f22b8861edcea596a68db0ec3059d

Then you go to your database server where you will launch runInstaller from:

$: xauth add viscdb105.visctech.com:1 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 fc0f22b8861edcea596a68db0ec3059d
$: xauth add viscdb105.visctech.com/unix:1 MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 fc0f22b8861edcea596a68db0ec3059d

Set your DISPLAY like you would normally do:

VPRD1 – oracle: xclock Error: Can’t open display: 
viscdb007:/apps/oracle/software/11.2.0.3/grid
VPRD1 – oracle: export DISPLAY=viscdb105.visctech.com:1
viscdb007:/apps/oracle/software/11.2.0.3/grid

Test your connection

if you have xclock installed on the database server.  If you do not have xclock, you can copy xclock from another machine that has it installed.

VPRD1 – oracle: xclock

Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion

$: ./runInstaller
Starting Oracle Universal Installer…

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 120 MB. Actual 1810 MB Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB. Actual 32031 MB Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors
>>> Could not execute auto check for display colors using command /usr/bin/xdpyinfo. Check if the DISPLAY variable is set. Failed <<<<

Some requirement checks failed. You must fulfill these requirements before

continuing with the installation,

Continue? (y/n) [n] y

>>> Ignoring required pre-requisite failures. Continuing…
Preparing to launch Oracle Universal Installer …

 

 


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