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Securing Grid Control Agent Fails with 'The OMS is not set up for Enterprise Manager Security' Error (Doc ID 444901.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to secure Grid Agent with the OMS fails with the following error:

emctl secure agent
Securing agent... Started.
Requesting an HTTPS Upload URL from the OMS... Failed.
The OMS is not set up for Enterprise Manager Security

-  For 10.2 Agent, the <AGENT_HOME>/sysman/log/secure.log shows:

2009-08-08 10:14:28,703 [main] ERROR agent.SecureAgentCmd secureAgent.228 - The OMS is not set up for Enterprise Manager Security.
2009-08-08 10:14:28,710 [main] ERROR agent.SecureAgentCmd main.207 - Failed to secure the Agent:
java.lang.Exception: The OMS is not set up for Enterprise Manager Security.
Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Release 5 Grid Control
Copyright (c) 1996, 2009 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting agent ............................ started.

-  For a 11.1 Agent, the <AGENT_HOME>/sysman/log/secure.log would be:

-  But, the OMS has been secured correctly and the following commands confirm the same:

emctl secure status oms =====> (for OMS versions <
emctl status oms -secure =====> (for and OMS)
emctl status oms -details  =====> (for 11.1 OMS)
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Release 1 Grid Control
Copyright (c) 1996, 2010 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Enter Enterprise Manager Root (SYSMAN) Password :
Console Server Host : omsmachine.domain
HTTP Console Port : 7788
HTTPS Console Port : 7799
HTTP Upload Port : 4889
HTTPS Upload Port : 4900
OMS is not configured with SLB or virtual hostname
Agent Upload is unlocked.
OMS Console is unlocked.
Active CA ID: 1

- The Agent is able to upload fine to the OMS in the unsecure (http) mode.


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