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On Oracle Big Data Appliance, Deploying EM Agent Fails when Directory Owned by root is used as Inventory Location (Doc ID 2128271.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2022

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.


On Oracle Big Data Appliance , deploying EM Agent fails with errors

ERROR: Puppet agent run on node bdanode0x had errors. List of errors follows

Error [13011]: (////Stage[main]/Em::Deployemagent/Exec[deploy_agent]/returns) change from notrun to 0 failed: /bin/su oracle -c " ./ AGENT_BASE_DIR=/opt/oracle/EMAgent OMS_HOST=<OMSHOST> EM_UPLOAD_PORT=4903 INVENTORY_LOCATION=/etc/oraInst.loc/oraInventory AGENT_REGISTRATION_PASSWORD=<PASSWORD>" &> /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/agentDeploy_1460628930.out returned 1 instead of one of [0]

From /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/agentDeploy_.out

Agent install prereqs completed successfully

Cloning the agent home...
Executing command: /opt/oracle/EMAgent/core/ -debug -ignoreSysPrereqs -clone -forceClone -silent -waitForCompletion -nowait
ORACLE_HOME=/opt/oracle/EMAgent/core/ AGENT_BASE_DIR=/opt/oracle/EMAgent AGENT_BASE_DIR=/opt/oracle/EMAgent OMS_HOST=<OMSHOST> EM_UPLOAD_PORT=4903 INVENTORY_LOCATION=/etc/oraInst.loc/oraInventory AGENT_REGISTRATION_PASSWORD=<PASSWORD> -noconfig ORACLE_HOME_NAME=agent12c1 INVENTORY_LOCATION=/etc/oraInst.loc/oraInventory -force b_noUpgrade=true AGENT_PORT=-1

ERROR: Agent Clone Failed SEVERE:/etc/oraInst.loc (Is a directory)

Agent Deploy Log Location:/opt/oracle/EMAgent/core/



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