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Agent failed to Startup for Target Interaction Manager (Doc ID 2551713.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 13.3.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The agent is failing to startup with the following error:

emctl start agent
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 3
Copyright (c) 1996, 2018 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting agent ........................ failed.
Target Interaction Manager failed at Startup

Checking the gcagent_errors.log we can see the following:


ERROR
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gcagent_errors.log

2019-04-01 15:12:27,517 [1:main (@ 2019-04-01 15:12:19 CEST)] ERROR - Agent failed to Startup for Target Interaction Manager in step 2
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: targetName is null
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.common.StringUtils.checkEmpty(StringUtils.java:679)
at oracle.sysman.emSDK.agent.TargetID.<init>(TargetID.java:134)
at oracle.sysman.emSDK.agent.TargetID.getORInsertUsingCache(TargetID.java:245)
at oracle.sysman.emSDK.agent.TargetID.generateID(TargetID.java:76)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.metadata.impl.datacollection.MetricExtensionManager.purgeState(MetricExtensionManager.java:2205)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.target.interaction.execution.TargetInteractionMgr.tmNotifier(TargetInteractionMgr.java:187)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.tmmain.lifecycle.TMComponentSvc.invokeNotifier(TMComponentSvc.java:1051)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.tmmain.lifecycle.TMComponentSvc.invokeInitializationStep(TMComponentSvc.java:1136)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.tmmain.lifecycle.TMComponentSvc.doInitializationStep(TMComponentSvc.java:969)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.tmmain.lifecycle.TMComponentSvc.notifierDriver(TMComponentSvc.java:859)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.tmmain.TMMain.startup(TMMain.java:273)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.tmmain.TMMain.agentMain(TMMain.java:606)
at oracle.sysman.gcagent.tmmain.TMMain.main(TMMain.java:595)

Changes

 

Cause

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