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R12: OPMN start Failed After 11i Upgrade or After Cloning R12 (Doc ID 836688.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 12.0 to 12.1.1 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-May-2013***


Web Tier/ Forms Tier: Services can not be started

When attempting to start opmn or any opmn managed service it fails on startup


opmnctl: opmn start failed version 120.12.12000000.3 starting OPMN if it is not running

opmnctl: opmn start failed. OPMN is not running and OPMN start attempt failed Could not start OPMN managed FORMS OC4J instance exiting with status 2

The key here is the opmn.log which may show:

09/06/01 14:47:05 [ons-secure] Failed to open wallet
(file:$INST_TOP/certs/opmn) [default password]: 28759
09/06/01 14:47:13 [ons-secure] Failed to open wallet
(file:$INST_TOP/certs/opmn) [default password]: 28759
09/06/01 14:47:21 [ons-secure] Failed to open wallet

If you see similar messages to the above then read on.


You may have upgraded 11i to R12 or simply cloned an existing R12 environment.


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