Creating a Backup Job in Enterprise Manager 11g Database Control Fails with Error: Connection to host as user oracle failed.ERROR: NMO not setuid-root (Unix-only) (Doc ID 1916465.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Enterprise Manager (EM) Database Control 11.2.0.1

Getting the following error while trying to schedule a backup job:

* Validation Error
Examine and correct the following errors, then retry the operation:
Error - Connection to host as user oracle failed.ERROR: NMO not setuid-root (Unix-only)

 

From the EM Database Control emoms.trc log:

 

2014-07-02 16:02:50,475 [CacheManager] INFO  emd.main taskPing_.384 - HealthMonitor : Ping task : TaskRegn:ID12,Callback:class oracle.sysman.emSDK.svc.cache.CacheManager$Checker,Iterative:true,Duration:300,DueTime:1404335210475
2014-07-02 16:02:50,476 [CacheManager] INFO  emd.main taskPing_.397 - HealthMonitor : Reinserted task : TaskRegn:ID12,Callback:class oracle.sysman.emSDK.svc.cache.CacheManager$Checker,Iterative:true,Duration:300,DueTime:1404335270476
2014-07-02 16:02:50,476 [HealthMonitor] INFO  emd.main run.257 - HealthMonitor : sleeping for 274941 msecs
2014-07-02 16:02:50,962 [32::EMUI_16_02_49_/console/database/rec/backup] DEBUG emSDK.comm printXml.3388 - <EMDResponse>
<RemoteOperationRes>
<RemoteOperationError ERRMSG="ERROR: Invalid username and/or password" ERRID="62"/>
</RemoteOperationRes>
</EMDResponse>

Changes

 OS / Host User validation is done via LDAP/ Active Directory.

Cause

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