APM - "Unable to instrument" message in Autoprobe logs

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Article ID: 191921

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Products

CA Application Performance Management Agent (APM / Wily / Introscope) CA Application Performance Management (APM / Wily / Introscope) INTROSCOPE DX Application Performance Management

Issue/Introduction

The Oracle weblogic agent appears in Investigator, but without any metric.
Autoprobe log contain this error message

Unable to instrument.  Invalid settings provided: 2 The directives directory <wily_agent_path>/core/config/hotdeploy does not exist

Cause

The error message says that the hotdeploy folder could not be created, or accessed

Environment

Release : 10.7.0

Component : APM Agents

Resolution

1. Check the path reported in the error message
2. Confirm it exist
3. Confirm the user running the Weblogic, has read/write permissions on that folder
4. If the folder does not exist, as a workaround, you may try to manually create it, and restart the application.

Additional Information

Oracle Weblogic 10.7

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/application-performance-management/10-7/implementing-agents/java-agent/install-the-java-agent/configure-application-server-to-use-the-java-agent/oracle-weblogic.html