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EM 13.4: Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control Admin Server Fails to Start with Error "Could not obtain an exclusive lock to the embedded LDAP data files directory" (Doc ID 2855541.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 13.4.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Enterprise Manager (EM) 13c Cloud Control oms startup fails to bring up Admin server.

$OMS_HOME/bin/ emctl start oms
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 4
Copyright (c) 1996, 2020 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Starting Oracle Management Server...
WebTier Successfully Started
Oracle Management Server Could Not Be Started
Check EM Server log file for details: /u01/app/oracle/product/gc_inst134c/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_OMS1/logs/EMGC_OMS1.out
AdminServer Could Not Be Started
Check Admin Server log file for details: /u01/app/oracle/product/gc_inst134c/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_ADMINSERVER/logs/EMGC_ADMINSERVER.out
Oracle Management Server is Down
JVMD Engine is Down
Starting BI Publisher Server ...

EMGC_ADMINSERVER.OUT

<Mar 13, 2022 7:02:17,039 AM PDT> <Warning> <EmbeddedLDAP> <BEA-171520> <Could not obtain an exclusive lock for directory: /u01/app/oracle/product/gc_inst134c/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_ADMINSERVER/data/ldap/ldapfiles. Waiting for 10 seconds and then retrying in case the existing WebLogic Server instance is still shutting down.>
<Mar 13, 2022 7:02:27,041 AM PDT> <Error> <EmbeddedLDAP> <BEA-171519> <Could not obtain an exclusive lock to the embedded LDAP data files directory: /u01/app/oracle/product/gc_inst134c/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/EMGC_ADMINSERVER/data/ldap/ldapfiles because another WebLogic Server instance is already using this directory. Ensure that the first WebLogic Server instance is completely shut down and restart the server.>

BIP.OUT

<Mar 13, 2022 9:45:22,600 AM PDT> <Warning> <EmbeddedLDAP> <BEA-171520> <Could not obtain an exclusive lock for directory: /u01/app/oracle/product/gc_inst134c/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/BIP/data/ldap/ldapfiles. Waiting for 10 seconds and then retrying in case the existing WebLogic Server instance is still shutting down.>
<Mar 13, 2022 9:45:32,602 AM PDT> <Error> <EmbeddedLDAP> <BEA-171519> <Could not obtain an exclusive lock to the embedded LDAP data files directory: /u01/app/oracle/product/gc_inst134c/user_projects/domains/GCDomain/servers/BIP/data/ldap/ldapfiles because another WebLogic Server instance is already using this directory. Ensure that the first WebLogic Server instance is completely shut down and restart the server.>

 

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