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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 APRIL 19, 2023

Applies to:

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


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

"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.


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