EM12c : emctl start agent Fails with Error 'Could not acquire an exclusive lock to start the agent'
Last updated on JUNE 05, 2018
Applies to:Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 188.8.131.52.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
$agent_inst/bin/emctl start agent
fails with folowing error
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 3
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Could not acquire an exclusive lock to start the agent. You have to wait for the previous startup attempt to finish before attempting to start the agent.
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