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EM 12c: Securing the Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control Agent Using the Wildcardcertificate Parameter Causes Error: Common Name = "*.domain" Does not Match Hostname = "hostname.domain" (Doc ID 1947471.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Fusion Middleware - Version to [Release 11gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Securing the EM Agent configured to use a custom wild card certificate causes a communication failure.

From a status command:

Last successful upload                       : (none)
Last attempted upload                        : (none)
Last successful heartbeat to OMS             : unknown

From the .../agent_inst/sysman/log/emagent.trc log:

2014-11-20 09:20:06,613 Thread-225044224 ERROR ssl: 24: Common Name = "*.domain" Does not Match Hostname = "hostname.domain"
2014-11-20 09:20:06,613 Thread-225044224 ERROR http: 24: Unable to initialize ssl connection with server, aborting connection attempt: ret -1
2014-11-20 09:20:06,613 Thread-225044224 ERROR command: nmejcn: failed http connection to https://<HOST>:<PORT>/em/upload: retStatus=-1
2014-11-20 09:20:22,101 Thread-3409905408 WARN  engine: Missing Properties : [serviceURL]




The agent has been configured as described in the following reference:

How To Secure The FMW Control EM Agent Using Custom Generated Certificates (Doc ID 1520757.1)

This entry is made in this case:

Common Name = "*.domian" instead of "hostname.domain"




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