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"ERROR Unresolved address" when Trying to Start an ODI Standalone or Collocated Agent After Renaming It by Updating the Domain (Doc ID 2210712.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Oracle Data Integrator on Marketplace - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to start an ODI 12.2.1 Standalone or Collocated Agent  (after it has been renamed by updating the existing domain), the agent fails to start with the following errors:

2016-11-28 16:34:25.306 WARNING ODI-1458: ODI configuration files found, but a corresponding instance is not configured. dirPath=<ODI_HOME>\user_projects\
domains\<domain_name>\config\fmwconfig\components\ODI\<Agentname>\ Cause=java.lang.RuntimeException: ODI-1456: getServerConfiguration()
failed. domainDir=<ODI_HOME>\user_projects\domains\domain_name, dirPath=<ODI_HOME>\user_projects\domains\domain_name/config, instanceName=new_Agentname, cause=java.lang.RuntimeException: getServerConfiguration() <ODI_HOME>\user_projects\domains\<domain_name>/config -> <Agentname> returned null
2016-11-28 16:34:25.541 NOTIFICATION New data source: [<ODI_MASTER_REPOSITORY>/*******@jdbc:oracle:thin:@//<HOST>:1521/SID]
2016-11-28 16:34:27.509 NOTIFICATION ODI-1128 Agent <AGENT> is starting.Container: STANDALONE. Agent Version: 12.2.1. Port: <AGENT_PORT>. JMX Port: <JMX PORT>.
2016-11-28 16:34:31.962 NOTIFICATION New data source: [<ODI_WORK_REPOSITORY>/*******@jdbc:oracle:thin:@<HOST>:1521/SID]
2016-11-28 16:34:32.322 NOTIFICATION ODI-1111 Agent <AGENT> started. Agent version: 12.2.1. Port: <AGENT_PORT>. JMX Port:<JMX PORT>.
2016-11-28 16:34:32.337 NOTIFICATION ODI-1136 Starting Schedulers on Agent <AGENT>.
2016-11-28 16:34:33.478 NOTIFICATION Ignoring Exception in method isSupportsHeaderAuth() : Connection refused: connect
2016-11-28 16:34:34.525 WARNING ODI-2013 Ping to agent OracleDIAgent1 failed with "oracle.odi.runtime.agent.invocation.InvocationException: ODI-1424: Agent host
or port cannot be reached using http://<HOST>:<AGENT_PORT>/oraclediagent.".
2016-11-28 16:34:34.525 WARNING ODI-2010 Agent OracleDIAgent1 is not reachable.
The operation will be repeated after 30 seconds interval until success
2016-11-28 16:34:34.587 WARNING FAILED ServerConnector@***********{HTTP/1.1}{<ODI_HOST>:<AGENT_PORT>}: Unresolved address
2016-11-28 16:34:34.587 WARNING FAILED org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server@***********: Unresolved address
2016-11-28 16:34:34.587 ERROR ODI-1131 Agent OracleDIAgent1 encountered an error
: ODI-1540: Agent OracleDIAgent1 start failure: error while trying to use Http Port <AGENT_PORT>. Caused by: Unresolved address
2016-11-28 16:34:34.587 ERROR Unresolved address
2016-11-28 16:34:34.587 ERROR Unresolved address


The ODI Agent was renamed by updating the existing Domain, using the config.cmd /


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