EM 12c: Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.2 Cloud Control Agent Start Fails with Error: targets.xml was rejected: loaded with a wrong agent token (Doc ID 1635652.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 20, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.1.0 to 12.1.0.2.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.2 Cloud Control Agent start fails with the following error:

[oracle@db02 bin]$ ./emctl start agent
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 2
Copyright (c) 1996, 2012 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting agent ........... failed.
Target Manager failed at Startup: targets.xml was rejected: loaded with a wrong agent token
Consult emctl.log and emagent.nohup in: /u01/app/oracle/product/agent/agent_inst/sysman/log

There is no room on the file system, but the startup error persists even after space is made available.

Cause

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