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EM 13c: Fleet UPDATE_SIHA Job Failed At Initialize Step With Error:"String Index Out Of Range: -1" (Doc ID 2744149.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2021

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control, Fleet Maintenance UPDATE_SIHA job fails at initialize step with error.

$ emcli db_software_maintenance -performOperation -name="Update SIHA" -purpose=UPDATE_SIHA -target_type=has -target_list="TARGET_NAME>" -normal_credential=<credential_name>:OWNER -privilege_credential=<Privileged_credetails_name>:OWNER

Step Name: evaluateExpression
Step Status: Failed
Start Time: 17/12/2020 23:06:08
End Time: 17/12/2020 23:06:28
Job OutPut:

Initializing DP...
Set Operation to :UPDATE_SIHA

dispatch loc set to /tmp/3044408716218993/3044996946458091/

The source oracle home location is
The destination oracle home location is :<Destination_Oracle_Home_location>

Validating the credential against <Host_name>

Validating the
credential against <Host_name>ExpressionEvaluationException: An unexpected error encountered while executing this Computational step. An
incident was created for this event. Below is the error message
String index out of range:


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