EM 12c: Patching Target Database on AIX 7.1 via Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.4 Cloud Control Fails with Error: Check if Dispatcher Location is writable (Doc ID 2045628.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2015

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.4.0 to 12.1.0.5.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Configuration:

AIX target host versions 7.1.0.0
Oracle target database version 11.2.0.4, 2 node RAC
EM 12.1.0.4 system with:
System Patch 12.1.0.4.11 (System Patch 20844774)
Agent 12.1.0.4.8 (Bundle Patch 20822942)
Oracle Database Plug-in 12.1.0.7.3  (Bundle Patch 20844888)
<Patch 17237457> ADD LPAR CPU USAGE (%) TO THE LPAR PERFORMANCE ON AIX METRIC GROUP

Patching Oracle RAC 11.2.0.4 database targets with patch 20485808 through the EM 12.1.0.4 Cloud Control provisioning framework fails on both nodes with this error:

Check if Dispatcher Location is writable
Status
Failed - Job Failed
Step: Execute Command (Failed)
Targets Ora11g_gridinfrahome2_14_stha20089
Checking if user has write permission to dispatcher staging area path: /su02/patches.
The dispatcher staging area path '/su02/patches' is writable.
sh[27]: 0403-057 Syntax error at line 30 : `=~' is not expected


Cause

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