Oracle HSM - 'samdb create' error: "Specified key was too long" (Doc ID 2221858.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Hierarchical Storage Manager (HSM) and StorageTek QFS Software - Version 6.0 to 6.1 [Release 6.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 
'samdb create' command returns the following error:

# samdb create rptdbfs
Specified key was too long; max key length is 3072 bytes
Error creating database schema.

MySQL was installed from mysql-5.7.17-solaris11-sparc-64bit.pkg

Changes

Configuring a sideband database.
Following the procedure in http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E71197_01/SAMIC/samdb.htm#SAMIC1039

Cause

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