ovs-agent - Procss with PID doesn't match process name OVSNotificationServer (Doc ID 1452282.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.3 to 3.0.3 [Release OVM30]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A new lun is added to Oracle VM 3 environment, but under Hardware, Storage, Lun name, "Servers" tab; there are some Oracle VM servers which are not listed.

When checking AdminServer logs and Oracle VM Server, following can be found:
 
  a. An lun (example: dm-18) was added to Server "ovs1"
 
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 11:33:36 AM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.event.ovs.Storage> <ovm1> <AdminServer>
  <EventProcessor-6> <<anonymous>> <> <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002>
  <1334046816318> <BEA-000000> <ovs1 - Apr 10 11:33:35 {STORAGE} [ADD_SD]
  sdz-4:0:0:12 (active:0x50060e80164dee60:360060e80164dee0000014dee0000070d)>
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 11:33:36 AM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.event.ovs.Storage> <ovm1> <AdminServer>
  <EventProcessor-6> <<anonymous>> <> <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002>
  <1334046816321> <BEA-000000> <Initiating discover of type: LUNS, for server:
  ovs1. Reason: Add path received from server: ovs1>
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 11:33:36 AM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.event.ovs.Storage> <ovm1> <AdminServer>
  <EventProcessor-6> <<anonymous>> <> <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002>
  <1334046816404> <BEA-000000> <ovs1 - Apr 10 11:33:35 {STORAGE} [ADD_DM]
  dm-18 (360060e80164dee0000014dee0000070d)>

 
  b. There is an error discovering the lun:
 
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 4:30:21 PM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.event.ovs.Storage> <ovm1> <AdminServer>
  <EventProcessor-6> <<anonymous>> <> <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002>
  <1334064621451> <BEA-000000> <ovs1 - Apr 10 16:30:17 {STORAGE}
  [CHANGE_DM_SD] (dm-18) 360060e80164dee0000014dee0000070d-4:0:0:12
  (failed:0x50060e80164dee60:360060e80164dee0000014dee0000070d)>
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 4:30:17 PM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.event.ovs.Storage> <ovm1> <AdminServer>
  <EventProcessor-6> <<anonymous>> <> <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002>
  <1334064617336> <BEA-000000> <Initiating discover of type: LUNS, for server:
  ovs1. Reason: Storage path is null>

  
 
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 4:30:22 PM EAT> <Info> <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.Job>
  <ovm1> <AdminServer> <Discover Engine-8> <<anonymous>> <>
  <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002> <1334064622517> <BEA-000000>
  <Job[1334064621777] Internal (operation) Error due to : OVMAPI_4010E Attempt
  to send command: dispatch to server: ovs1 failed. OVMAPI_4004E Server
  Failed Command: dispatch https://?uname?:?pwd?@10.1.1.10:8899/api/1
  discover_physical_luns , Status: org.apache.xmlrpc.XmlRpcException:
  exceptions.Exception:discover_physical_luns already in progress

   
   
  c. The server "ovs1" is not discovered correctly because it has a component in error:
   
  334082614185> <BEA-000000> <Checking ovs1 for yum updates>
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 9:30:14 PM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.task.ServerYumUpdateCheckerTask> <ovm1>
  <AdminServer> <Scheduled Tasks-15> <<anonymous>> <>
  <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002> <1334082614313> <BEA-000000> <Checking
  Yum repository for updates on server: ovs1>
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 9:30:14 PM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.collectable.ManagedObject> <ovm1> <AdminServer>
  <Odof Tcp Client Thread: /127.0.0.1:54321/72> <<anonymous>> <>
  <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002> <1334082614367> <BEA-000000>
  <OVMAPI_2005E "ff:20:00:08:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f4:d1:bb:28:21:00 (ovs1)"
  contains a component "ff:20:00:08:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f4:d1:bb:28:21:00" in
  error. Error event: StatusEvent (04/10/2012 04:31:19:659 PM), Summary:
  Discover Server Error>
  ####<Apr 10, 2012 9:30:14 PM EAT> <Info>
  <com.oracle.ovm.mgr.task.ServerYumUpdateCheckerTask> <ovm1>
  <AdminServer> <Scheduled Tasks-15> <<anonymous>> <>
  <0000JNYpNwI5qYuLSaL6ic1FLB65000002> <1334082614429> <BEA-000000> <Server yum
  update check task exception:
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.exception.IllegalOperationException: OVMAPI_2005E
  "ff:20:00:08:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f4:d1:bb:28:21:00 (ovs1)" contains a
  component "ff:20:00:08:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f4:d1:bb:28:21:00" in error. Error
  event: StatusEvent (04/10/2012 04:31:19:659 PM), Summary: Discover Server
  Error

   
  d. Also AdminServer logs show "discover_server already in progress" error messages over and over:
   
  Starting operation 'Server Refresh' on object
  'ff:20:00:08:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:f4:d1:bb:28:21:00 (ovs1)'
  Setting Context to model only in job with id=1334641629222
  Job Internal Error
  (Operation)com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.exception.FailedOperationException:
  OVMAPI_4010E Attempt to send command: discover_server to server:
  10.156.202.33 failed. OVMAPI_4004E Server Failed Command: discover_server ,
  Status: org.apache.xmlrpc.XmlRpcException:
  exceptions.Exception:discover_server already in progress
  Tue Apr 17 08:47:09 EAT 2012
  Tue Apr 17 08:47:09 EAT 2012
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.action.ActionEngine.sendCommandToServer(ActionEngine.java:4
  75)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.action.ActionEngine.sendDiscoverCommand(ActionEngine.java:2
  84)
  at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.action.ServerAction.getServerInfo(ServerAction.java:95)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.ovm.ServerBasicDiscoverHandler.query(ServerBasicDi
  scoverHandler.java:131)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.ovm.ServerBasicDiscoverHandler.query(ServerBasicDi
  scoverHandler.java:61)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.ovm.DiscoverHandler.execute(DiscoverHandler.java:5
  0)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.DiscoverEngine.handleDiscover(DiscoverEngine.java:
  442)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.DiscoverEngine.handleDiscover(DiscoverEngine.java:
  427)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.DiscoverEngine.handleDiscover(DiscoverEngine.java:
  412)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.DiscoverEngine.handleDefaultDiscover(DiscoverEngin
  e.java:370)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.discover.DiscoverEngine.discoverServer(DiscoverEngine.java:
  236)
  at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.op.physical.ServerRefresh.action(ServerRefresh.java:64)
  at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.JobEngine.operationActioner(JobEngine.java:193)
  at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.JobEngine.objectActioner(JobEngine.java:264)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.job.InternalJobDbImpl.objectCommitter(InternalJobDbImpl
  .java:1090)
  at com.oracle.odof.core.AbstractVessel.invokeMethod(AbstractVessel.java:247)
  at com.oracle.odof.core.AbstractVessel.invokeMethod(AbstractVessel.java:207)
  at com.oracle.odof.core.BasicWork.invokeMethod(BasicWork.java:136)
  at
  com.oracle.odof.command.InvokeMethodCommand.process(InvokeMethodCommand.java:1
  00)
  at com.oracle.odof.core.BasicWork.processCommand(BasicWork.java:81)
  at
  com.oracle.odof.core.TransactionManager.processCommand(TransactionManager.java
  :751)
  at
  com.oracle.odof.core.WorkflowManager.processCommand(WorkflowManager.java:401)
  at com.oracle.odof.core.WorkflowManager.processWork(WorkflowManager.java:459)
  at com.oracle.odof.io.AbstractClient.run(AbstractClient.java:42)
  at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)
  Caused by: com.oracle.ovm.mgr.api.exception.IllegalOperationException:
  OVMAPI_4004E Server Failed Command: discover_server , Status:
  org.apache.xmlrpc.XmlRpcException: exceptions.Exception:discover_server
  already in progress
  Tue Apr 17 08:47:09 EAT 2012
  at com.oracle.ovm.mgr.action.ActionEngine.sendAction(ActionEngine.java:753)
  at
  com.oracle.ovm.mgr.action.ActionEngine.sendCommandToServer(ActionEngine.java:4
  71)

 
 
  e. When checking ovs-agent status from Oracle VM Servers, following error appears:
 

# service ovs-agent status
Procss with PID doesn't match process name OVSNotificationServer

 


Changes

A new lun was added to Oracle VM Servers

Cause

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