EM13c: 'emctl start oms -bip_only' Command Fails with 'BI Publisher Server Could Not Be Started' Error Message

(Doc ID 2349026.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 13.1.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

$<OMS_MIDDLEWARE_HOME>/bin>./emctl start oms -bip_only

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 1
Copyright (c) 1996, 2015 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting BI Publisher Server only.
Starting BI Publisher Server ...
WebTier Successfully Started
BI Publisher Server Could Not Be Started. Check BIP Server log file for details.
BI Publisher Server Logs: /oracle/product/em/middleware/13.1.0.0/gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/BIP/logs/
BI Publisher Server is Down

$EM_INSTANCE_BASE/gc_inst/user_projects/domain/GCDomain/servers/BIP/logs/BIP.out log file has below symptoms

<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:01 AM CST> <Error> <Server> <BEA-002606> <The server is unable to create a server socket for listening on channel "DefaultSecure". The address <IPADDRESS> might be incorrect or another process is using port 9803: java.net.BindException: Address already in use>

<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:01 AM CST> <Emergency> <Security> <BEA-090087> <Server failed to bind to the configured administrator port. The port may already be in use by another process.>
<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:02 AM CST> <Notice> <Cluster> <BEA-000162> <Starting "async" replication service with remote cluster address "null">
<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:02 AM CST> <Notice> <Cluster> <BEA-000163> <Stopping "async" replication service>
<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:04 AM CST> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000362> <Server failed. Reason: Server failed to bind to any usable port. See preceeding log message for details.>
<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:04 AM CST> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to FAILED.>
<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:04 AM CST> <Error> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000383> <A critical service failed. The server will shut itself down.>
<Jan 12, 2018 9:49:04 AM CST> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to FORCE_SHUTTING_DOWN.>

 

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