EM 12c: Many Broken System Jobs of Jobtype ProcessBuddyAgent 'PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT' 'ProcessBuddyAgent executeCommand.234 - class java.lang.NullPointerException' Reported in emoms_pbs.trc (Doc ID 1949654.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 2014

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.4 to 12.1.0.4.0 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Many Broken System Jobs of Jobtype ProcessBuddyAgent 'PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT'

/gc_inst/em/EMGC_OMS1/sysman/log/emoms_pbs.trc reports following error

2014-06-26 11:43:30,035 [Job Step 89315346 Job Long-System Pool:JobWorker]
WARN  target.ProcessBuddyAgent executeCommand.234 - class
java.lang.NullPointerException::null
2014-06-26 11:43:30,036 [Job Step 89315346 Job Long-System Pool:JobWorker]
WARN  target.ProcessBuddyAgent executeCommand.235 - ProcessBuddyAgent: Failed
to ProcessBuddyAgent: java.lang.NullPointerException


PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT* jobs are in status 15 i.e. Queued

SQL> select q.queue_name,s.queue_index,s.execution_id,s.status from mgmt_job j join mgmt_job_exec_summary s on (j.job_id = s.job_id) join
mgmt_job_queues q on (s.queue_id = q.queue_id) where j.job_type = 'ProcessBuddyAgent' order by 1,2;

 QUEUE_NAME                        QUEUE_INDEX EXECUTION_ID                     STATUS
----------- -------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT753E9441235E00D8385A0ED8A624C2AB         1 06AF8B9AE90D1063E053BCE1140A726C          6
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT753E9441235E00D8385A0ED8A624C2AB         2 06C3A97073C54F80E053BCE1140A6B44         15  ----> (Queued)
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT753E9441235E00D8385A0ED8A624C2AB         3 06D7C75AB08D6D8EE053BCE1140A365F         15
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT753E9441235E00D8385A0ED8A624C2AB         4 06EBE512D4CF39E7E053BCE1140A5C8F         15
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT753E9441235E00D8385A0ED8A624C2AB         5 06FFFD3D92146D02E053BCE1140ACBB6         15

SQL> select job_name, job_owner,job_status from mgmt_job where job_name like 'PROCESS_BUDDY_AG%' ;

JOB_NAME                        JOB_OWNER    JOB_STATUS    
----------
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT06AF8B9AE90A1063E053BCE1140A726C    SYSMAN         0
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT06C3A97073C24F80E053BCE1140A6B44    SYSMAN         0
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT06D7C75AB08A6D8EE053BCE1140A365F    SYSMAN         0
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT06EBE512D4CC39E7E053BCE1140A5C8F    SYSMAN         0
PROCESS_BUDDY_AGT06FFFD3D92116D02E053BCE1140ACBB6    SYSMAN         0


Cause

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