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EM 12c: Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control Agent Installation Fails at Initialization Step With Error: Shell Path is Incorrect or Not Defined (Doc ID 1489437.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to deploy a new EM 12c Agent on target host from EM 12c Console, using Push Method, the following error is logged:

Remote Validations Failed  Shell Path validation failed   
Shell path is incorrect or not defined.:/bin/bash(SH_PATH),-c(SH_ARGS) on <HOSTNAME>  
Check the property values in the following files in this order,   
ssPaths_<plat>.properties or or,
in  "<MIDDLEWARE_HOME>/oui/prov/resources" directory.
For more details, refer to the Oracle Enterprise Manager Basic Installation Guide.

Review the logs in these locations for this entry in (similar, but not identical relative file paths apply in other version of 12c and in 13c):





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