11g OMS failed to start with 'Connection to the Repository Failed' Log Files Report "ORA-00257: archiver error. Connect internal only, until freed" (Doc ID 1458180.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 29, 2015

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 11.1.0.1 to 11.1.0.1 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 24-Oct-2013

Symptoms

OMS is failed to start with the following error.

$OMS_HOME/bin>./emctl start oms

Starting Oracle Management Server...
Oracle Management Server is not functioning because of the following reason:
Connection to the repository failed. Verify that the repository connection information provided is correct.

The following errors are found in $EM_INSTANCE_HOME/gc_inst/em/EMGC_OMS1/sysman/log/emctl.log and $EM_INSTANCE_HOME/gc_inst/em/EMGC_OMS1/sysman/log/emoms.trc

 java.sql.SQLException: ORA-00257: archiver error. Connect internal only, until freed.

Cause

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