Grid Control Agent 10g or 11g Resynchronization Results in "ORA-20206: Target does not exist: agentmachine.domain:host" (Doc ID 1273737.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.5 to 11.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 27-Jun-2013

Symptoms

Trying to perform the Resynchronization of an Agent 10g or 11g from the Grid Control Console 10.2.0.5 results in:

Agent Operation completed with errors. For those targets that could not be saved, please go to the target's monitoring configuration page to save them. All other targets have been saved successfully. Agent has not been unblocked.

Internal Repository Error Message: SQL Exception occured while syncing pdp settings | Exception: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-20206: Target does not exist: agentmachine.domain:host ORA-06512: at "SYSMAN.MGMT_TARGET", line 571 ORA-06512: at "SYSMAN.MGMT_CREDENTIALS_UI", line 303 ORA-06512: at line 1

The <AGENT_HOME>/sysman/emd/targets.xml shows:

<Targets AGENT_TOKEN="e8f6a3d0e2177ff1fbc9a4af5161b2dff4b6d8b2">
<Target TYPE="oracle_emd" NAME="agentmachine.domain:3872" DISPLAY_NAME="agentmachine.domain:3872"/>
</Targets>

Changes

The Agent has been re-installed on this machine.

Cause

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