i've never seen that error, but the ORACLE_INSTANCE _looks_ like it needs to be set to ORACLE_HOME/opmn. So, you could try that. But this is where my help goes into the realm of guessing. Maybe someone else has better information for you. Lyall -----Original Message----- From: Scott Canaan <srcdco@xxxxxxx> To: 'lyallbarbour@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' <lyallbarbour@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wed, Sep 29, 2010 4:57 pm Subject: RE: 11g Grid Control Configuration Issue I get the following messages: oracle@dbarh5:DBALTEST>opmnctl startall opmnctl: ORACLE_INSTANCE is not set. opmnctl startall requires that ORACLE_INSTANCE be correctly setin your environment. Make sure you are using ORACLE_INSTANCE/bin/opmnctl, or setORACLE_INSTANCE in your environment. I don’t know what ORACLE_INSTANCE is supposed to be set to. Scott Canaan '88 (Scott.Canaan@xxxxxxx) (585) 475-7886 – work (585) 339-8659 - cell "Life is like a sewer, what you get out of it depends on whatyou put into it." - Tom Lehrer. From:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] OnBehalf Of lyallbarbour@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 4:51 PM To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: 11g Grid Control Configuration Issue i don't usually use emctl start oms. what happens if you useopmnctl startall? Lyall -----Original Message----- From: Scott Canaan <srcdco@xxxxxxx> To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wed, Sep 29, 2010 4:27 pm Subject: 11g Grid Control Configuration Issue I’ve finally got 11g Grid Control installed on a RedHat system (I couldn’t get it to install on Solaris). I had it up andrunning and somehow within a couple of hours messed it up. Now the OMSwill not start. I get the following output from emctl: oracle@dbarh5:DBALTEST>./emctl start oms Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Release 1 Grid Control Copyright (c) 1996, 2010 Oracle Corporation. All rightsreserved. Starting WebTier... WebTier Successfully Started Starting Oracle Management Server... Oracle Management Server is not functioning because of thefollowing reason: Oracle Management Server version is not compatible with repositoryversion. Repository needs to be Upgraded. I can’t find anything on how to get the versions back in sync (orhow I got them out of sync). Where do I need to go to get thisstraightened out? Scott Canaan '88 (Scott.Canaan@xxxxxxx) (585) 475-7886 –work "Life is like a sewer, what you get out of it depends on whatyou put into it." - Tom Lehrer.