Error "Unable to edit the named site. Reason : SMI unable to save changes" When Updating Webcache Site Definition in AS Console (Doc ID 577577.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for iAS - Version: 10.1.2.0.0 to 10.1.2.3.0
This problem can occur on any platform.
Checked for relevance on 20-May-2009

Symptoms

When managing Oracle AS10g 10.1.2.0.2, DCM managed cluster from Application Server Console, some components cannot be updated correctly:

From AS Console, while changing site definitions in WebCache, "Apply" operation does not succeed and gives following error:

Error :
Unable to edit the named site <hostname>:<port> Reason : SMI unable to save changes
[oracle_home == <oracle_home>, session == oracle.ias.sysmgmt.smi.SMIEntryPoint@cf6dac.

At the at $ORACLE_HOME/sysman/logs/emias.log you see:

2008-04-18 11:18:53,344 [EMUI_11_18_47_/console/ias/webCache/admin]  ERROR
em.console doGet.312 - javax.servlet.ServletException: Entity not found.
Resolution:
Entity not found
Base Exception:
Indexes in DCM Daemon have become out of sync from those of SMI client.
Resolution:
Shutdown and restart the failing SMI clients. If it still does not work, please restart DCM daemon and restart clients.
javax.servlet.ServletException: Entity not found.
Resolution:
Entity not found
Base Exception:
Indexes in DCM Daemon have become out of sync from those of SMI client.
Resolution:
Shutdown and restart the failing SMI clients. If it still does not work, please restart DCM daemon and restart clients.
at oracle.sysman.ias.sta.webCache.admin.WebCacheAdminController.handleRequest(WebCacheAdminController.java:346)
at oracle.sysman.emSDK.svlt.EMServlet.myDoGet(EMServlet.java:728)
at oracle.sysman.emSDK.svlt.EMServlet.doGet(EMServlet.java:307)
at oracle.sysman.eml.app.Console.doGet(Console.java:271)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:740)
at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:853)
at com.evermind.server.http.ServletRequestDispatcher.invoke(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:837)
at
com.evermind.server.http.ServletRequestDispatcher.forwardInternal(ServletRequestDispatcher.java:330)
at com.evermind.server.http.HttpRequestHandler.processRequest(HttpRequestHandler.java:830)
at com.evermind.server.http.HttpRequestHandler.run(HttpRequestHandler.java:285)
at com.evermind.server.http.HttpRequestHandler.run(HttpRequestHandler.java:126)
at
com.evermind.util.ReleasableResourcePooledExecutor$MyWorker.run(ReleasableResourcePooledExecutor.java:186)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:534)
2008-04-18 11:19:11,779
[EMUI_11_19_11_/console/ias/webCache/webCache$ctxName1=http*_70*_Test.uv070.eudra.org$type=oracle*_w
ebcache$farm=http*_70*_Test.uv070.eudra.org$target=http*_70*_Test.uv070.eudra.org*_Web_20Cache$ctxTy
pe1=oracle*_ias$cluster=Cluster*_HTTP*_Test*_eudra] WARN util.iAS getFloatMetricColumn.604 -
Unable to get value for metric cpu.idle: value is empty
2008-04-18 11:19:16,112 [EMUI_11_19_16_/console/ias/webCache/admin] ERROR em.console doGet.312 -
javax.servlet.ServletException: Base Exception:
This DCM Client Session has been invalidated due to DCM Daemon restart. All unsaved changes will be lost.
Resolution:
Please close this DCM Client session, start another one and redo the changes made.
javax.servlet.ServletException: Base Exception:
This DCM Client Session has been invalidated due to DCM Daemon restart. All unsaved changes will be lost.

Cause

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