Re: OEM 12c - pushing agents on hosts where no sudo privileges

From: Guillermo Alan Bort <>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:44:00 -0300
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That won't work. For agent push you *need* the oracle credentials. Furthermore, for standard monitoring you will need the oracle credentials for host monitoring and you will definitely need the oracle credentials for scheduling backups from OEM.
If you get the oracle password, you can deploy the agent without ticking the "sudo" checkbox and then log in as root on the server and run the

The alternative is agent pull, for RH you can build a very nice RPM, but it requires root to install botht he RPM and to run the after-install script (which actually performs the agent install).


On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:10 PM, Patrice sur GMail <> wrote:

> Well, I am not allowed to log in as user oracle, have to sudo to it.
> On Deploy and Configure Agents under Agent Credentials I specify Override
> Oracle Home Preferred Credentials, entering my username and password, then
> tick the SUDO checkbox under Run Privilege and specify Run As oracle. That
> erases the username and password I just entered (gotta lova HTML stateless
> pages, the EM Java console was better IMHO). re-entered the information.
> Next
> In the Root Credentials section, it states:
> "Enter the root user account credentials to run the This is
> optional if you have chosen to upgrade only Windows Agents. If you do not
> have the privileges to run these commands or scripts, then select a
> third-party authentication tool and enter the required details to switch
> over to another user account that has the privileges."
> There are asterisks next to the fields to enter the root username and
> password. It allows us to try doing SUDO, I can't do that but enter my
> username and password anyway. Submit.
> From one of the target hosts, I get
> sudo: parse error in /etc/sudoers near line -1
> From the others, I get
> SUDO not present on agent https://<FQDN>:3872/emd/main/
> And the subjobs are marked with UpdateStatusFailedDeploy.
> The checkIfDeploySuccess step returns
> Could not execute query: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-20001: Found exception
> Error Message : Deploy was not performed successfully for this agent.
> ORA-06512: at line 14

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