Recreating Enterprise Manager Database Control with EMCA Fails With Error: CreateService FAILED: The Specified Service Already Exists (Doc ID 748213.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2013

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Checked for relevance on 26-Dec-2013 file

Symptoms

Recreating the Database Console on Windows fails with the following error in the <Oracle Base>/cfgtoollogs/emca emca_timestamp.log file:

Creating directories...
Setting console properties ...
Setting log and trace files locations for Console ...
Setting log and trace files locations for Agent ...

Nov 7, 2008 1:31:26 PM oracle.sysman.emcp.util.PlatformInterface executeCommand
CONFIG: CreateService FAILED: The specified service already exists.
Service creation failed. Aborting...

 

Cause

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