emctl start oms Failed With 'Oracle Management Server is Down' and nodemanager.log File Reports 'java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid pid format' (Doc ID 1559223.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

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 with the following error:

$OMS_HOME/bin>./emctl start oms

Oracle Management Server is Down

$EM_INSTANCE_BASE\gc_inst\em\EMGC_OMS1\sysman\log\emctl.log reports the following error:

INFO  commands.BaseCommand run.554 - <ERR>weblogic.nodemanager.NMConnectException: Connection refused: connect. Could not connect to NodeManager. Check that it is running at USPLSWEBH281.EDSRDWHMERS.LOCAL:7402.
<ERR>weblogic.nodemanager.NMConnectException: Connection refused: connect. Could not connect to NodeManager. Check that it is running at <omshost.oracle.com>:7402.
DEBUG commands.BaseCommand printWebTierStatus.143 - Error when checking webtier status: Connection refused: connect
Connecting to Node Manager ...


$EM_INSTANCE_BASE/gc_inst/NodeManager/nodemanager.log reports the following error:


<SEVERE> <Fatal error in node manager server>
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid pid format
<SEVERE> <Fatal error in node manager server>
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid pid format

Cause

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