Failed To Launch Process Testing And Saving SSH Credentials (Doc ID 1593624.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Testing and Saving  an ssh credentials  returns the error:
 "Failed to launch process: Auth fail".

The following did not solve the issue :
mkdir -p $HOME/.ssh
chmod 0700 $HOME/.ssh
ssh-keygen -t dsa -f $HOME/.ssh/id_dsa -P ''
cd $HOME/.ssh
cat id_dsa.pub >> $HOME/.ssh/authorized_keys

gcagent.log
===========
gcagent.log:2013-10-08 11:50:21,242 [33:A34D6A84] INFO - >>> Reporting exception: oracle.sysman.emSDK.agent.client.exception.PerformOperationException: Failed to launch process: Auth fail (request id 1) <<<


/var/log/secure
============
Oct  7 14:28:24 oem-64bit sshd[13189]: Authentication tried for oracle with correct key but not from a permitted host (host=localhost.localdomain, ip=127.0.0.1).
Oct  7 14:28:24 oem-64bit sshd[13190]: Received disconnect from 127.0.0.1: 3: com.jcraft.jsch.JSchException: Auth fail

Cause

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