OID 11g oidctl status Command Fails With: oidmon NOT RUNNING / oidctl Commands Return: oidctl:oidmon is not running on host=<etc> (Doc ID 1431871.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.2.0 to 11.1.1.3.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g 11.1.1.2 / 11.1.1.3, i.e. on Windows platform.

Oidctl status fails with "oidmon  NOT RUNNING" error:

C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_IDM1\bin>oidctl connect=OIDDB status
 oidmon              NOT RUNNING


Starting a process with oidctl also returns the same message about oidmon not running, e.g.:

C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_IDM1\bin>oidctl connect=OIDDB server=oidrepld instance=1 componentname=oid1 flags="-h oidhost.mycompany.com -p 3060" start
oidctl:oidmon is not running on host=oidhost.mycompany.com, componentName=oid1
instanceName=asinst_1
Waiting for a few seconds...
oidctl:Waiting for oidmon to start OIDREPLD (instance=1)

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Cause

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