EM 12c: An Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control Named Credentials Test Fails with Message: ERROR: Failed to impersonate user

(Doc ID 1918562.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.3.0 to 12.1.0.5.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Creating a Named Credential for an OS user in Enterprise Manager (EM) 12c Cloud Control results in the following console message:

ERROR
-----------------------
"ERROR: Failed to impersonate user"

 

This user is not the owner of the Agent Oracle Home.

However other OS users (for instance, the Agent Oracle Home user) do not generate the error.

Changes

 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms