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EM 13c: Agent Startup Fails with 'Agent status could not be determined. Check the agent process' (Doc ID 2662266.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2021

Applies to:

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


EM 13c agent fails to start with the following error:

$emctl start agent

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 2
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Agent status could not be determined. Check the agent process
Consult emctl.log and emagent.nohup in: /../oem13c/agent13c_home/agent_inst/sysman/log

There is no emgent.nohup file or any other files generated / updated except emctl.log under AGENT_INST_HOME/sysman/log/ location after the startup issue occurs.


/etc/hosts file has been updated.


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