EM 12c: The Create Like Option cannot be used to Manage the RPM Repository for Linux Patching in Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control

(Doc ID 2090369.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 23, 2015

Applies to:

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


The "Create Like" option cannot be used to manage the RPM Repository for Linux patching in EM 12c Cloud Control.

Creating a new RPM Repository from an existing one with the "Create Like" option results in the following error in the scheduled job:

Step: Create archive file from contents of directory (Failed)

Started December 10, 2015 2:54:05 PM EST
Ended December 10, 2015 2:54:05 PM EST
Targets smtlirep001.optimum.inc

Output Log:

Executing command /oracle/agent12c/core/ -rv /tmp/src_archive_268DB8B2CC855BCDE05370050A0A9B63.zip .

zip error: Nothing to do! (try: zip -rv /tmp/src_archive_268DB8B2CC855BCDE05370050A0A9B63.zip . -i .)
Process returned : 12. Illegal seek

Due to this issue a clone of an existing RPM Repository cannot be created.



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