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EM 13c : Agent Installation Is Failing With Error :"java.lang.RuntimeException: default directory must be absolute" (Doc ID 2659770.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2020

Applies to:

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


Issue :

When attempting to install agent is failing with the below error while starting the agent


INFO: command running is ..:[sh, -c, EMAGENT_TIME_FOR_START_STOP=600;export EMAGENT_TIME_FOR_START_STOP;/agent_home/agent_inst/bin/emctl start agent]
INFO: Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 4
INFO: Copyright (c) 1996, 2020 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
INFO: Exception in thread "Attach API initializer" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
INFO: at java.lang.J9VMInternals.ensureError(
INFO: at java.lang.J9VMInternals.recordInitializationFailure(
INFO: at java.nio.file.FileSystems.getDefault(
INFO: at java.nio.file.Paths.get(
INFO: at
INFO: at
INFO: at
INFO: at
INFO: at
INFO: Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: default directory must be absolute



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