Oracle VM Server in locked state. "Error init XMLRPC Server: [Errno 98] Address already in use" when trying to restart Oracle VM Server Agent

(Doc ID 2390517.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle VM Servers in locked state, no jobs can be started.
After an apparently successful restart of the ovs-agent, we see the error "DEBUG (xmlrpc:423) Error init XMLRPC Server: [Errno 98] Address already in use" in the ovs-agent.log .

Cause

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