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EM 13c : Agent Silent Install Fails With Error "Promoting Agent And Its Related Targets To Management Agent failed" (Doc ID 2145222.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to install the 13c EM Agent version in the silent mode fails with error "Promoting agent and its related targets to Management Agent failed" in the <AGENT_HOME>/cfgtoollogs/agentDeploy/agentDeploy_<timestamp>.err:

May 27, 2016 10:10:39 AM oracle.sysman.nextgen.utils.FarbInstaller initInputHandler
INFO: Using Central Inventory: <INVENTORY_LOCATION>
Promoting agent and its related targets to Management Agent failed
Fix the cause of the error and retry the operation (or) manually run the following commands on the remote host
/u01/app/oracle/agent13c/agent_inst/bin/emctl start agent
/u01/app/oracle/agent13c/agent_inst/bin/emctl config agent addinternaltargets

- Agent target status is shown as 'Availability Evaluation Error' in EM 13c Console.

- There are however no targets added at the agent side:

emctl config agent listtargets
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 1
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