OID 11g Suddenly Fails To Start, With console~OID~1.log Showing: ERROR: <$ORACLE_HOME>/bin/oidmon: Not owner

(Doc ID 1275556.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Generic UNIX


OID 11g suddenly fails to start:

> opmnctl startall

opmnctl startall: starting opmn and all managed processes...
opmn id=s1dda32:6704
0 of 1 processes started.

ias-instance id=asinst_1

--> Process (index=1,uid=333159765,pid=6545)
failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit

No logs generated / updated other than the $ORACLE_INSTANCE/diagnostics/logs/OID/oid1/console~OID~1.log with the same entry as below, with attempts to start/restart over and over:

10/12/21 08:23:12 Start process
ERROR: <$ORACLE_HOME>/bin/oidmon: Not owner

For example:

10/12/21 10:14:10 Start process
ERROR: /u01/app/oracle/Middleware/Oracle_IDM1/bin/oidmon: Not owner

10/12/21 10:16:12 Start process
ERROR: /u01/app/oracle/Middleware/Oracle_IDM1/bin/oidmon: Not owner





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