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13.4: Applying Patch on OMS Using OMSPatcher Fails With Error: A valid password must be specified. (Doc ID 2778783.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2021

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 13.4.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Applying Release Update on the OMS using OMSPatcher fails with the error:

[May 5, 2021 8:56:42 PM] ***********************************************
[May 5, 2021 8:56:42 PM] Executing Patch Application Steps.....
[May 5, 2021 8:56:42 PM] ***********************************************
[May 5, 2021 8:56:42 PM] Enter the SYSMAN password:
[May 5, 2021 8:56:45 PM] RCU Logfile: <OMS_HOME>/oracle_common/rcu/log/empatch/logs/rcu_2021_05_5__20_56_42.log
[May 5, 2021 8:56:45 PM] Enter the database password(User:SYSMAN):
[May 5, 2021 8:56:46 PM]
[May 5, 2021 8:56:46 PM] Processing command line ....
[May 5, 2021 8:56:47 PM] Repository_Patching_Utility - Checking Prerequisites
[May 5, 2021 8:56:47 PM] Checking Global Prerequisites
[May 5, 2021 8:56:47 PM] A valid password must be specified. Password should be alpha numeric only and can contain the following special characters: $, # , _ .Password should not start with a number or a special character.
[May 5, 2021 8:56:47 PM] ERROR - RCU-6091 Component validation failed.
[May 5, 2021 8:56:47 PM] CAUSE - RCU-6091 One or more component specific validation failed.
[May 5, 2021 8:56:47 PM] ACTION - RCU-6091 Check log for more details and fix the validation error.
[May 5, 2021 8:56:47 PM] ***********************************************

It is verified that the OMSPatcher that is used is the latest one. Executing the resume script prompts for the SYSMAN Password, which still fails on input.

Cause

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