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Unable To Start OBIEE 11g System Components Using Either Enterprise Manager Or OPMNCTL Commands (Doc ID 1300949.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2023

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version [1905] and later
Oracle Reports Developer - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When restarting the BI Components (OPMN), in a 2 server clustered environment, all services start on one server, but not on the other.

If the attempt to start the services, is executed at command line:

./ opmnctl startall

the following error is returned:

opmnctl startall: starting opmn and all managed processess...
Unacceptable request: OMPN is terminating
HTTP/1.1 406 Unacceptable request
Content-Length:  0
Content-Type:  text/html
Response: OPMN is terminating
/appl/fusion/mw_home/Oracle_BI1/opmn/bin/opmn:  unexpected exit: code 512
opmnctl startall: opmn failed to start.

Errors in the log files include:

  1. AdminServer-diagnostic.txt:

    <Timestamp> [AdminServer] [ERROR] [] [] [tid: DmsThread-1] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 0000Itn6tAC3V8q6wNJb6G1DRLJH00000P,1:17434] [APP: DMS Application#] [dcid: 1a5f27d1e1e2bb48:2b0d4817:12e7313d303:-8000-0000000000000028] OPMN.queryProcessStatus failed with the following exception[[ Error while parsing OPMN dump in XML format: XML Parse Exception: tag=[null] Ran out of data, content []at

      <Timestamp> [AdminServer] [ERROR] [] [] [tid: Thread-50] [userId: weblogic] [ecid: 0000Itn73mh3V8q6wNJb6G1DRLJH00000T,1:17442] [APP: NonJ2EEManagement#11.1.1] [dcid: 1a5f27d1e1e2bb48:2b0d4817:12e7313d303:-8000-000000000000002c] OPMN.queryProcessStatus failed with the following exception[[ Could not get secure socket for host <Hostname> and port 9501at
  2. OPMN.Log file:

    <Timestamp> [opmn][ERROR:1][17][OPMN][code:ons-listener] <IP Address>,9500: BIND (Address already in use)
    <Timestamp> [opmn][NOTIFICATION:1][90][OPMN][code:ons-internal]ONS server initiated|
    <Timestamp> [opmn][NOTIFICATION:1][522][OPMN][code:pm-internal]PM state directory exists: /appl/fusion_apps/instances/bipm_instance1/config/OPMN/opmn/states
    <Timestamp> [opmn][NOTIFICATION:1][675][OPMN][code:pm-internal]OPMN server ready. Request handling enabled.
    <Timestamp> [opmn][ERROR:1][17][OPMN][code:ons-listener],9500: BIND (Address already in use)


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