EM12c: emctl start agent Fails to return Control. 'StartCEMD Querying for the real status of the agent' Reported in emctl.log (Doc ID 1574927.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.1.0 to 12.1.0.2.0 [Release 12.1]
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

$agent_inst/bin/emctl start agent

control never returns.. keeps running

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 2
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Starting agent .......... ...................

agent_inst/sysman/log/emctl.log reports following message

3288 :: Mon Jul 15 14:30:48 2013::AgentLifeCycle.pm: Launched the watchdog process pid=3295
3288 :: Mon Jul 15 14:30:48 2013::AgentLifeCycle.pm: StartCEMD start retryCount=120
..................
3288 :: Mon Jul 15 16:29:57 2013::AgentLifeCycle.pm: StartCEMD Querying for the real status of the agent
3288 :: Mon Jul 15 16:30:59 2013::AgentLifeCycle.pm: Exited loop retryCount=0 with retCode=1

 

 

Cause

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