emctl start oms Failed with 'Connection to the repository failed' and EMGC_OMS1.out Reports 'ORA-01017: invalid username/password' (Doc ID 1511014.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 11.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OMS fails to start after changing the sysman password in the repository database.

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

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Starting Oracle Management Server...
Starting WebTier...
WebTier Successfully Started
AdminServer Could Not Be Started
Check Admin Server log file for details: /u01/oracle/gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_ADMINSERVER/logs/EMGC_ADMINSERVER.out
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.
Check EM Server log file for details: /u01/oracle/gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_OMS1/logs/EMGC_OMS1.out

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

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WebTier is Up
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.

$EM_INSTANCE_BASE/gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_OMS1/logs/EMGC_OMS1.out reports the following errors:

Invalid Connection Pool. ERROR = ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
Fetched repository credentials from Credential Store
java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

Cause

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