emctl start oms Failed With 'AdminServer Could Not Be Started' EMGC_ADMINSERVER.out File Reports 'EMGC_ADMINSERVER.lok. Server may already be running'

(Doc ID 1235753.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


OMS fails to start with the following error:

$<OMS_HOME>/bin>./emctl start oms

Starting Oracle Management Server...
Oracle Management Server Successfully Started
AdminServer Could Not Be Started
Oracle Management Server is Up

$EM_INSTANCE_BASE/gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_ADMINSERVER/logs/EMGC_ADMINSERVER.out reports following errors:

weblogic.management.ManagementException: Unable to obtain lock on <gc_inst>/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_ADMINSERVER/tmp/EMGC_ADMINSERVER.lok. Server may already be running


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