My Oracle Support Banner Enterprise Manager Base Platform Patch Set Update (PSU) (Doc ID 1995267.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2022

Applies to:

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

Details Enterprise Manager Base Platform Patch Set Update (PSU)

What is being announced?

This note gives a brief overview of the Enterprise Manager Base Platform Patchset Update  (PSU3), versioned

This PSU3 is an OMS patch only.

This PSU3 can be installed on top of Enterprise Manager Base Platform and any PSU released previously for Oracle Management Service 12c Release 4 (


If you upgrade Enterprise Manager Cloud Control to or if you do a fresh installation of Enterprise Manager Cloud Control and select the Software Update feature (recommended),  the Installation wizard will download and apply the Enterprise Manager Base Platform Patchset Update  (PSU3) as part of the Installation/Upgrade.
For additional information please check the documentation:
Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Advanced Installation and Configuration Guide
2.1.5 What Are Software Updates?

Existing installation of Enterprise Manager Base Platform or with any PSU (eg. PSU1 or PSU2)  applied require to manually download and apply this patch.




For installation details, please check the following document:


1) Ensure that you have the latest version of OPatch Release 11.1.  Oracle recommmends you to use the latest version available under Patch:6880880 for release.

2) Please refer to the README file in <Note 1995268.1> for full detail of pre-requisites


Known Issues

There are no knowns issue at the time of release for this PSU.

Bug Fix List - OMS Oracle Home

From Enterprise Manager Base Platform 11.1GC onwards, the PSU notes point to so-called "bug tag" notes instead of bugs. These "bug tag" notes describe the symptoms, impact and workarounds (if any) of each bug in a comprehensive language.

Bugs fixed by PSU

PSU3 is an OMS-side only bundle.


Blackout System
<Note 19775544.8> Blackout System Targets are stuck in Blackout status when Blackout has multi-Agent targets

Configuration Management
Bug 19794113 MGMT$ECM_CMP_JOB_LAST_RESULTS view shows incorrect compare_time
<Note 20377474.8> JBO-25058 exception is raised when sorting in Compliance Violation count column

Credentials and Security System
Bug 19352118 Blocked threads may appear in DBMS session blocked on MGMT_USER_CONTEXT table
Bug 19430853 Allow user with full privileges to decommission Agent
Bug 19572261 Users with full target privileges are unable to remove Host / Agent target
Bug 19785223 Setting user context takes long time when there are huge object scope grants

Host Management
Bug 19289270 Incorrect sort order on Host home page for several columns

Incident Management
<Note 18388324.8> Removing a connector from a rule raises NullPointerException
<Note 18505219.8> Subscribing to E-mail notification of new rule fails with NullPointerException
<Note 18695961.8> Connector framework ignores second alert when both alerts raised at same time
<Note 18977955.8> Job output is not properly formatted in E-mail notification
Internal Note 19055979.8 Frequent incident errors EM-03801 [EMOMS_PBS][]
<Note 19170861.8> E-mail customization does not consider multi-word strings with white space
<Note 19328391.8> E-mail notification to $tgt_owner$ for incident rule does not send E-mail
<Note 19362386.8> Selecting a user from 'Assign To' in a rule does not populate the action summary
<Note 19824587.8> Incident and problem region in System Dashboard cannot be expanded
<Note 19861538.8> Notifications are not sent if the rule name is longer than 64 characters

Job System and Provisioning Framework
<Note 19812966.8> emctl partool export -metadataOnly incorrectly exports the directives too
<Note 20024779.8> Multi Task Jobs cannot be submitted by SSO users with name > 34 characters

Metrics, Monitoring and Templates
Bug 18244680 Improve performance on Metric Extension pending operations page
<Note 19061168.8> 'Occurrences Before Alert' value shown in metric Modify Thresholds page is wrong
Bug 19474929 Metric data in gc_metric_values_latest is incorrect for some key values
<Note 20019184.8> Import of an exported Metric Extension results in mislabeled alert subject line
Bug 20030493 Metric Extension does not honor ASSOC_TGT field for Credential Reference

Bug 19077861 Column length error ORA-01461 while processing long Plug-in mismatch message

<Note 20223681.8> emctl exportconfig oms fails with java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBound

Patch Management
<Note 17991694.8> RefreshFromMOS job raises NumberFormatException in OMS logs

Plug-in Deployment
Bug 19459173 Unable to restore inventory on fresh Plug-in deploy failure

Repository Performance
Bug 18230284 Improve performance of ECM Snapshots purge in ecm_ct.handle_orphan_snapshots
Bug 20263188 Improve performance by using hextoraw on select/delete from EM_DISC_RAW_RESULTS
Bug 20345612 Performance improvement in patch recommendation views

Target Management and Availability
<Note 19071602.8> emcli get_system_members does not retrieve all system members
<Note 19211048.8> Service availability takes about 10 minutes to reflect correct status
Bug 19557054 Make target framework more robust when META_VER present on Agent but not on OMS
<Note 19892848.8> Cannot override separator and subseparator for emcli set_metric_promotion verb

UI - General
<Note 19595813.8> Accessing Agent home page fails with ADF error after editing the page layout
Bug 20284029 Tracking bug for Resource bundle OMS side patch of bug 19614913





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