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EM 13c : Silent Agent Deploy Fails with: Invalid response file (Doc ID 2963848.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2023

Applies to:

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


In Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control 13c, while trying to deploy an EM Agent using Silent Method, the installer fails with the below:

Launcher log file is <TEMP_LOCATION>/OraInstal<TIMESTAMP>/launcher<TIMESTAMP>.log.
Checking swap space: must be greater than 512 MB. Actual 16384 MB Passed
Checking if this platform requires a 64-bit JVM. Actual 64 Passed (64-bit not required)
Checking temp space: must be greater than 300 MB. Actual 451402 MB Passed
Preparing to launch the Oracle Universal Installer from <TEMP_LOCATION>/OraInstal<TIMESTAMP>
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.IllegalStateException:
at oracle.sysman.nextgen.wizard.ext.InstallerWizardConfiguration.setCommandLineArguments(InstallerWizardConfiguration
Caused by: Invalid response file
at oracle.sysman.nextgen.utils.ResponseFileReader.createResponseFileManager(
at oracle.sysman.nextgen.utils.ResponseFileReader.readResponseFile(
at oracle.sysman.nextgen.wizard.ext.InstallerWizardConfiguration.setCommandLineArguments(InstallerWizardConfiguration
... 1 more

The log(s) can be found here: <TEMP_LOCATION>/OraInstal<TIMESTAMP>.
ERROR: Installer execution failed (1).
Agent installation failed.
Copying Install logs to <AGENT_SOFTWARE_LOCATION>/agent_13.5/agent_13. .....
cat: cannot open <AGENT_SOFTWARE_LOCATION>/agent_13.5/agent_13.
/logs not found
Check logs at <AGENT_SOFTWARE_LOCATION>/agent_13.5/agent_13. .....


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