Ops Center firmware jobs failing with permission denied errors in error.log (Doc ID 1530382.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Ops Center - Version 12C and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Firmware downloads consistently failing, seeing the following errors in error.log:

../satellite_proxy/server/logs/SOLARIS_10_0_SPARC/error.log:49358:2013-02-13_10:26:18 INFO [ server_cgi: ../src/RulesGenManager.cc: # 236 ] 0 Creating dump file (/var/opt/sun/xvm/locallib/swlib2/cdxx3416-0787-47c2-b646-692a015ff566/data/private/SOLARIS_10_0_SPARC/generator.log) failed (reason: Permission denied) - continuing

../satellite_proxy/server/logs/SOLARIS_10_0_X86/error.log:1845:2013-02-11_23:08:41 INFO [ server_cgi: ../src/RulesGenManager.cc: # 236 ] 0 Creating dump file (/var/opt/sun/xvm/locallib/swlib2/cd073416-0787-47c2-b646-69xx015ff566/data/private/SOLARIS_10_0_X86/generator.log) failed (reason: Permission denied) - continuing

../satellite_proxy/server/logs/RHEL_5_0_IA32/error.log:23025:2013-02-12_16:36:07 INFO [ server_cgi: ../src/RulesGenManager.cc: # 236 ] 0 Creating dump file (/var/opt/sun/xvm/locallib/swlib2/cd073416-0787-47c2-b646-692a01xff566/data/private/RHEL_5_0_IA32/generator.log) failed (reason: Permission denied) - continuing

And errors such as these are reported in the job log:

Job ID          : ssmxxa.11
Job Name        : Cron scheduled Firmware download job
Job Type        : Firmware download
Job Description        : -
Run ID          : 7
Status          : FAILED
Mode            : Actual run
Owner           : x3i
Create Date     : 02/11/2013 10:54:05 AM EST
Start Date      : 02/15/2013 03:00:00 AM EST
Last Updated    : 02/15/2013 06:00:39 AM EST
Execution Order : SEQUENTIAL
Failure Policy  : ABORT_ON_ANY_FAILURE

  Task   : Firmware Nightly Downloads
  Task Run ID : 1238
  Target : Satellite->EC
  Status : FAILED
  Result : Task timed out after 180 mins. :  Timed Out
  Logs   :
      02/15/2013 03:00:01 AM EST INFO Downloaded firmware image p14363313_14_Generic.zip : 88000021.blob with size 49634605 and ID 88000021. (36098)
      02/15/2013 03:10:06 AM EST WARNING Warning:'null'(UndeclaredThrowableException#getSupportedFirmwareTypes:-1)
      02/15/2013 03:10:06 AM EST INFO Downloaded firmware image p13937280_101_Generic.zip : 88000022.blob with size 33238039 and ID 88000022. (36098)
      02/15/2013 03:20:11 AM EST WARNING Warning:'null'(UndeclaredThrowableException#getSupportedFirmwareTypes:-1)
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Changes

 Upon any firmware download attempt.

Cause

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