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"bdacli add em" Fails on BDA V4.5 because does not Accept the '-force' Option (Doc ID 2148807.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 to 4.5.0 [Release 4.5]
Linux x86-64


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"bdacli add em" fails on BDA V4.5 because does not accept '-force' option.  The error looks like:

Error [12608]: (//[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=<OMS_HOST_IP> EM_UPLOAD_PORT=4903 INVENTORY_LOCATION=/opt/oracle/Inventory/oraInventory AGENT_REGISTRATION_PASSWORD=<PASSWORD> -force" &> /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/agentDeploy_1463766939.out returned 1 instead of one of [0]



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