OracleAS 10g OPMN Fails to Start OC4J - "OID Dependency Failed"

(Doc ID 401882.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 9.0.4.0.0 to 10.1.2.3.0 [Release AS10g to AS10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 28-Jan-2014
The advice in this support document is specific to OracleAS 10g (10.1.2) Middle Tiers. It does not apply to 10.1.3 or 11g environments.


Symptoms

An attempt to start an OracleAS 10g OC4J instance running in a middle tier fails.

The commands

opmnctl startall


or
 

opmnctl startproc process-type=<OC4J instance name>


fail with the error stack

Error
--> Process (pid=0)
failed to start a managed process because a dependency check failed
oid dependency failed
OID
Log:
none

Changes

The error is specific to OC4J instances running in an OracleAS 10g Middle Tier which has an association with an OracleAS 10g Infrastructure (Identity Management and Metadata Repository).

Cause

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