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'emctl status oms' Fails with 'Connection to the repository failed', due to ORA-12705 Error (Doc ID 853339.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

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


The OMS is unable to connect to Repository database.

+ The following error message is shown in the browser when launching the Grid Console's url :


503 Service Unavailable
Service is not initialized correctly. Verify that the repository connection
information provided is correct.



+ When launching the emctl status oms, the same error is returned :


<OMS_ORACLE_HOME>\BIN>emctl status oms
Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Release 4 Grid Control
Copyright (c) 1996, 2007 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
Oracle Management Server is not functioning because of the following reason:
Connection to the repository failed. Verify that the repository connection
information provided is correct.

+ The <>/sysman/config/emoms.trc shows the following errors:


2009-07-01 07:20:48,356 [ReadProxyFromRep] ERROR conn.ConnectionService verifyRepositoryEx.878 -
Invalid Connection Pool. ERROR = ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-12705: Cannot access NLS data files or invalid environment specified


OMS is unable to connect to the repository successfully due to the ORA-12705 error.


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