Host Preferred Credentials Test Fails On Solaris with "Connection to <servername> as user oracle failed" (Doc ID 1417828.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 26-Sep-2013


After entering the Host Credentials for a Solaris host machine, the console fails with the error: "Connection to <servername> as user oracle failed, and the following error appears in the emoms.trc file:

2012-01-12 15:24:59,256 [EMUI_15_24_58_/console/pref/setCredentials$targetType=host] ERROR creds.SetPrefCreds testCreds.1690 - SetPrefCreds.testCreds(): CredsException: Connection to <servername> as user oracle failed.

The credentials are set via:-

Setup/Preferred Credentials/Host/<select the particular host>/<fill in details>/click "test"


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