OpenVMS: Oracle Grid agent - Failed to Initialize TargetManager (Doc ID 967015.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.2 [Release 10.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 09-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

The Oracle Grid agent,  running under the OpenVMS operating system, does not start properly.

The Daemon is active as shown by the batch queue, and constantly tries to restart the Agent.

$ show que/by=exec ORA_BATCH_QUEUE_ALPHA4
Batch queue ORA_BATCH_QUEUE_ALPHA4, available, on ALPHA4::

Entry Jobname           Username          Status
-----    -------              --------                ------
471    start_emwd      ORAGRID102   Executing




The emagent.trc shows:

ERROR main: failed to initialize TargetManager



The emagent.log shows:

<Agent Startup> : Initialization of TARGET MANAGER failure (00724)




Changes

The Oracle Grid Agent patch# 5 (patch 8432464) was installed and a relink was executed per the patch release notes.


Cause

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