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EM 13.3: Startup Database Corrective Action Failed To Connect To Target Database Instance (Doc ID 2545339.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2019

Applies to:

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


In Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 13.3 Console, created a Corrective Action (CA) to restart a
Target Database (DB) if it is Down, but when run on a ( DB, it fails w/the SQL errors
"SP2-0306: Invalid option." & "SP2-0640: Not connected".  Both Normal (SYSTEM) and SYSDBA
(SYS) Credentials are set for the Target DB.  If a Startup Database Job is created, and the default
(Normal) Credentials are accepted, then it fails w/the same errors, but if SYSDBA Credentials are
selected instead, then the DB starts successfully.  However, when a CA is being created, you
cannot specify the Security/Credentials, unless you apply the following workaround:


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