EM 11g: Enterprise Manager 11g Grid Control EMGC_ADMINSERVER Start Fails with Error: AdminServer Could Not Be Started

(Doc ID 2361518.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 11.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Starting the Enterprise Manager (EM) 11.1.0.1 Grid Control OMS results in this failure message:

$ $ORACLE_HOME/bin/emctl start oms    
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Release 1 Grid Control  
Copyright (c) 1996, 2010 Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.
Starting WebTier...
WebTier Successfully Started
Starting Oracle Management Server...
Oracle Management Server Successfully Started
AdminServer Could Not Be Started
Oracle Management Server is Up
$ ps -ef | grep -i EMGC_ADMINSERVER
 oracle  2425304 33227214   0 11:43:18  pts/3  0:00 grep -i EMGC_ADMINSERVER


The following messages are logged in .../gc_inst/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_ADMINSERVER/logs/EMGC_ADMINSERVER.out:

<Feb 13, 2018 11:36:29 AM GMT> <Critical> <Security> <BEA-090403> <Authentication for user  denied>
<Feb 13, 2018 11:36:29 AM GMT> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000386> <Server subsystem failed. Reason: weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: Authentication for user  denied
weblogic.security.SecurityInitializationException: Authentication for user  denied

Cause

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