AD to OID 10g DIP Synchronization Fails with Errors: Instance Number : 2 Already Running on another host / Cannot start another Instance with the same number (Doc ID 727828.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.2 to 10.1.4 [Release 10gR2 to 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

    1. The DIP log file $ORACLE_HOME/ldap/log/odisrv02.log shows that odisrv is failing to start:

      Oracle Directory Integration Server instance# 02 started..
      -----------------------------------------------------
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:34 CEST 2008 : Starting Server to execute Profile Group :999 against LDAP Server
      (abc.at.com :389)
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:34 CEST 2008 : Retrieved Credentials from Local Wallet
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:34 CEST 2008 : SSL Mode :0
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:34 CEST 2008 : Connecting to LDAP...
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:34 CEST 2008 : Connection to LDAP Server Successful
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:44 CEST 2008 : DIP Server Instance Entry Exists : 2
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:44 CEST 2008 : DIP Server Instance Entry Created By OIDMON
      Tue Jul 01 09:36:44 CEST 2008 : ODI Server Instance Registration Failure : java.lang.Exception:
      Instance Number : 2 Already Running on another host : abc.at.com
      Cannot start another Instance with the same number ..
      Exception while validating Instance Entry..
      Error Registering Server Instance ..

      ...


      This log file is generated when odisrv is started using oidctl command with instance=2 and configset=1.



  1. After starting the odisrvĀ instance, it is visibleĀ in Oracle Directory Manager (oidadmin) when clicking Server Management > Integration Server

Changes

This was caused due to the conflict between Virtual hostname and Physical Hostname.

Cause

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