EM 12.1.0.5 Agent Upload Fails and pingOMS command gives "ERROR- Failed to update Target type Metadata" (Doc ID 2166295.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

EM 12.1.0.5 agent fails to upload files to OMS with the following error:

$emctl upload agent
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 5
Copyright (c) 1996, 2015 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
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EMD upload error:full upload has failed: uploadXMLFiles skipped :: OMS version not checked yet. If this issue persists check trace files for ping to OMS related errors. (OMS_DOWN)

emctl pingOMS also fail with the following error:

$emctl pingOMS
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 5
Copyright (c) 1996, 2015 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
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EMD pingOMS error: OMS sent an invalid response: "ERROR- Failed to update Target type Metadata"

Cause

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