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How To Investigate The "Http Communication errors" Encountered When Starting An Audit Vault Collector (Doc ID 1271707.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 15-AUG-2013


There are situations when starting up an Audit Vault collector fails with the following (or similar) errors:

$ avctl start_collector -collname coll1 -srcname src1
Starting collector...
Error executing command start_collector
Http Communication error: Http Communication error: 500

Other errors may be observed too such as:

Unable to start Audit Vault collector:
Http communication error: A remote host refused an attempted connect operation

The error will be seen when the AV Server is not able to communicate with the agent. The note provides a list of things to check in these situations.


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