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OEM 13c : Fleet UPDATE_DB For Standalone Databases Running On Windows Fails With Error "mkdir File: Invalid argument; The filename, directory name, at line 54." (Doc ID 2992700.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2024

Applies to:

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


In Enterprise Manger (EM) Cloud Control, when UDPATE_DB command fails with below error.

Command :

$ emcli db_software_maintenance -performOperation -name="update -purpose=UPDATE_DB -target_type=oracle_database -target_list="<target_name>" -normal_credential="ORACLESHOST:SYSMAN"

Job Step Log:

Final command line to execute is %PERL_HOME%\perl "C:\Windows\JOB_FE0B35090F7308ECE053E20F4B6406C6\" "NA" "C:\agent_slc10nkp\agent_slc10nkp\agent_13."

The output of the directive is:
mkdir File::.: Invalid argument; The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect at C:\Windows\JOB_FE0B35090F7308ECE053E20F4B6406C6\ line 54.
agent home is C:\agent_slc10nkp\agent_slc10nkp\agent_13.
step is running as user nobody




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