EM Alerts are Created Thousands of Times Using the ILOM Plugin for Engineered Systems: Symptoms Include ORA-1017 Or "Connectivity To The ILOM Server" Restored

(Doc ID 2400738.1)

Last updated on JUNE 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance X5-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 12.1.2 to 12.1.2.12 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

NOTE:  This issue was originally filed against the Oracle Database Appliance.
            While there is evidence that this may be a generic problem found on Engineered Systems we can not confirm this at this time.
            The issue is exclusive to Engineered Systems or any system which connects to a server / target through the ILOM to collect EM metric data.
            This issue is not found in generic EM agent / target configurations that do not connect through the ILOM to collect EM metric data.

OEM incident manager reporting repeats the message "Metric evaluation error start - oracle.sysman.emSDK.agent.fetchlet.exception.FetchletException:

e.g.

The current status of the target:

In a RAC configuration the messages can be isolated to one node, a combination of nodes or potentially all nodes.
 

Changes

 None known.

Cause

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