EMCA fails with SEVERE: Invalid username/password or database/scan listener not up or database service is not registered with scan listener. (Doc ID 1330272.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running emca on RAC database and getting -


CONFIG: SQLEngine connecting with Service Name: +ASM, oracleHome: /u01/app/11.2.0/db_1, and user: SYS host: racsystem1 port: 1521
Jun 11, 2011 4:00:28 PM oracle.sysman.emcp.util.GeneralUtil initSQLEngineRemotely
CONFIG: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLFatalErrorException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLEngine.executeImpl(SQLEngine.java:1650)
at oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLEngine.connect(SQLEngine.java:973)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.util.GeneralUtil.initSQLEngineRemotely(GeneralUtil.java:597)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.util.GeneralUtil.initSQLEngine(GeneralUtil.java:642)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.DatabaseChecks.validateUserCredentials(DatabaseChecks.java:1066)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.ParamsManager.validatePassword(ParamsManager.java:3417)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMDBPreConfig.validatePassword(EMDBPreConfig.java:4087)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMDBPreConfig.checkConfigParams(EMDBPreConfig.java:1626)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMDBPreConfig.checkParameters(EMDBPreConfig.java:1403)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMDBPreConfig.invoke(EMDBPreConfig.java:209)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMDBPreConfig.invoke(EMDBPreConfig.java:195)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMConfig.perform(EMConfig.java:250)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMConfigAssistant.invokeEMCA(EMConfigAssistant.java:589)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMConfigAssistant.performConfiguration(EMConfigAssistant.java:1448)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMConfigAssistant.statusMain(EMConfigAssistant.java:573)
at oracle.sysman.emcp.EMConfigAssistant.main(EMConfigAssistant.java:521)
Jun 11, 2011 4:00:28 PM oracle.sysman.emcp.EMConfig perform
SEVERE: Invalid username/password or database/scan listener not up or database service is not registered with scan listener.

Cause

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