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Failed to Install NTF Repo while installing Dbvisit standby on AIX

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Read our docs This article explains how to work around with failed to install NTF repo error during installation.

Problem Statement

Failed to install NTF Repo while installing Dbvisit standby on AIX machines

Applicable Error Code

*** aux_install_ntf_repo
*** Failed to install NTF repo

*** Exit code 5

Affected Versions

Dbvisit standby V8 & V9

Affected Platforms

AIX

Description

We come across this issue while installing Dbvisit standby on AIX machines because by default LD_LIBRARY_PATH is set to oracle home directory. This article provides the work around solution for the above problem

Solution

We can resolve this issue by unsetting the Library path LD_LIBRARY_PATH and LIBPATH. Then set the LIBPATH to point to  Dbvisit standby lib directory. After this we would be able to install the Dbvisit standby software successfully.

Steps Performed
  1. Unset LD_LIBRARY_PATH
  2. Unset LIBPATH
  3. Set LIBPATH to Dbvisit standby lib directory
  4. Now we can install Dbvisit standby.
1. unset LD_LIBRARY_PATH
2. unset LIBPATH
3. export LIBPATH=/usr/dbvisit/standby/lib ($DBVISIT_BASE/standby/lib)
4. ./install-dbvisit
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