Feb 20

Targets.xml was rejected: loaded with a wrong agent token

I noticed an agent on one of my database servers was down this morning. Agents crash from time to time, no big deal. I will just restart it

Well that sucks. Something is out of sync. Usually this will happen when your file system is filled up and a change cannot be written to the targets.xml. I wasn’t out of space though. I’m not quite sure what caused this, but I know how to fix it.

make a backup of the targets.xml file, blank out the file, and add the opening and closign targets tag

Then re-synchronize the agent from OMS, this will re-populate the targets.xml

it takes about another 10 minutes to resynchronize but while it is running the agent will look like this

After a little waiting around the agent is back to normal


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