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KB-2875: install/dainfo fails while reporting symbol errors

Auditing and Monitoring Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:07 AM

Applies to: Centrify DirectAudit 3.0


The following errors are observed when running the command dainfo as a regular user, but not as root:

pilaunch11:/nfs/home2/trptss/tss9230> ssh labaixtest1
Last login: Tue Feb 12 13:20:10 EST 2013 on /dev/pts/0 from

labaixtest1:/nfs/home2/trptss/tss9230> dainfo
exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program dainfo because of the following errors:
0509-130 Symbol resolution failed for /usr/share/centrifydc/kerberos/lib/libk5crypto.a(shr.o.3.0) because:
0509-136 Symbol memcpy (number 1) is not exported from
dependent module /usr/lib/libcrypto.a(
0509-136 Symbol memset (number 2) is not exported from
dependent module /usr/lib/libcrypto.a(
0509-136 Symbol strcpy (number 3) is not exported from
dependent module /usr/lib/libcrypto.a(
0509-136 Symbol strncpy (number 4) is not exported from
dependent module /usr/lib/libcrypto.a(
0509-136 Symbol memmove (number 5) is not exported from
dependent module /usr/lib/libcrypto.a(
0509-026 System error: Error 0
0509-192 Examine .loader section symbols with the
'dump -Tv' command.

Successful dainfo when run as root (with LD_LIBRARY_PATH not set):

labaixtest1:/nfs/home2/trptss/tss9230> dzdo su -

(labaixtest1)# dainfo
Pinging adclient: adclient is available
Daemon status: Online
Current collector:
Offline store size: 97.00 Bytes
Despool rate: 0.00 Bytes/second
Getting offline database information: 
Size on disk: 88.00 KB
Database filesystem use: 368.20 MB used, 2.00 GB total, 1.64 GB free
DirectAudit LAM module: Active
User (root) audited status: Yes
DirectAudit is not configured to audit individual commands.

Note: The same error also occurs when DA is installed using Deployment Manager, or when performing a manual install as root with LD_LIBRARY_PATH set.


There is a known issue where the command dainfo does not work if it is run as a normal user (but will work fine if run as root). 

The reason is the environment for the normal user and root are different (in particular, the LIBPATH or LD_LIBRARY_PATH). 
When the command is run as a normal user, the command is runtime linked against /usr/lib/libcrypto.a instead of /usr/share/centrifydc/lib/libcrypto.a

By running the following sets of commands, additional info can be obtained.

1) lslpp -w /usr/lib/libcrypto.a

2) Output of env command:

labaixtest1:/nfs/home2/trptss/tss9230> env | grep LD_LIBRARY_PATH


3) Output of lslpp -w /usr/lib/libcrypto.a command:

labaixtest1)# lslpp -w /usr/lib/libcrypto.a
File                                        Fileset               Type
  /usr/lib/libcrypto.a                        openssl.base          File

4) (labaixtest1)# ldd /usr/bin/dainfo
/usr/bin/dainfo needs:


Option 1) ( LD_LIBRARY_PATH and LIBPATH is needed):

(This is the preferred method as unsetting LD_LIBRARY_PATH and LIBPATH can cause issues to other software programs.)

1. Rename dainfo
    In /usr/bin, run `mv dainfo dainfo-real'

2. Make a wrapper script that unset LD_LIBRARY_PATH and LIBPATH (if this is defined in environment variable). Like:

    unset LIBPATH

 Name the script `dainfo' and put it in /usr/bin.

Option 2)




Centrify will fix this issue in future releases of the product.

Note: Setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH is generally a bad practice. 

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