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Emctl Start Agent fails with Malformed URL: http://<hostname>:%EM_SERVLET_PORT%/emd/main/ (Doc ID 435329.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After a fresh install of Grid Control the Central Agent does not start and reports the following error:

>D:\OracleHomes\agent10g\bin\emctl status agent
Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Release
Copyright (c) 1996, 2006 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Malformed URL: http://<hostname>:%EM_SERVLET_PORT%/emd/main/
Error connecting to http://<hostname>:%EM_SERVLET_PORT%/emd/main/

The Agent's file contains malformed entries with %EMD_UPLOAD_PORT%  in place of the actual port number.

The OMS may also contain incomplete information.


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