Create Gold Image fails at 'Upload Metadata Properties' step (Doc ID 2268969.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 12.1.0.8.0 to 13.2.2.0.0 [Release 12.1 to 13.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Creation of Gold Image for Fleet maintenance using "emcli db_software_maintenance -createSoftwareImage" command fails at 'Upload Metadata Properties' step with following:

Source target name is: OraDB12Home1_2_testhost.oracle.com_8290
Source target type is: oracle_home
About to fetch the source database details from Enterprise Manager Repository.
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Reference target 'OraDB12Home1_2_testhost.oracle.com_8290' Details
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Host: testhost.oracle.com
Oracle Home Location null
Fetched the source database from from Enterprise Manager Repository successfully.
ExpressionEvaluationException: An unexpected error encountered while executing this Computational step. An incident was created for this event. Below is the error message
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null
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emoms.trc  generated at OMS shows following message: 

2017-05-16 21:41:00,551 [RJob Step 718234] ERROR diagnosability.DiagnosabilityService logp.251 - [EM-03657] Unexpected
exception being throwing in ComputeStep code.
ExpressionEvaluationException: An unexpected error encountered while executing this Computational step. An incident was
created for this event. Below is the error message
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null
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at oracle.sysman.emdrep.jobs.procedure.engine.el.parser.FunctionExpression.eval(FunctionExpression.java:245)
at oracle.sysman.emdrep.jobs.procedure.engine.el.parser.Expression.eval(Expression.java:38)
.............
at weblogic.servlet.provider.ContainerSupportProviderImpl$WlsRequestExecutor.run(ContainerSupportProviderImpl.java:255)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:311)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:263)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.sysman.db.provisioning.model.profilebuilder.dp.func.UpdateAndVerifyProfile.updateProfileProperties(UpdateAndVerifyProfile.java:642)
at oracle.sysman.db.provisioning.model.profilebuilder.dp.func.UpdateAndVerifyProfile.execute(UpdateAndVerifyProfile.java:196)
at oracle.sysman.db.provcommon.model.func.DbProvCommonComputeStep.execute(DbProvCommonComputeStep.java:251)

 

Cause

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