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Exadata Discovery Fails With "Authentication failed on row 1 of Schematic Files table." (Doc ID 1964640.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 21, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Exadata - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 On the first screen of Exadata Database Machine discovery, when you select the monitoring agent and you set the OS credentials to read the databasemachine.xml file, the Credentials Test fails with an Error:


Authentication failed on row 1 of Schematic Files table.



However, you are able to access this DB node successfully via ssh and login to the node as the agent user.


gcagent.log shows:


>>> Reporting exception: oracle.sysman.emSDK.agent.client.exception.PerformOperationException: Failed to launch process: Auth fail (request id 1) <<<
oracle.sysman.emSDK.agent.client.exception.PerformOperationException: Failed to launch process: Auth fail
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.dispatch.cxl.PerformOperationAction.executeJobTask(
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.dispatch.cxl.PerformOperationAction.satisfyRequest(




 Not known at the time of discovery.


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