OVO agent issues

$ /sbin/init.d/opcagt start
ERROR:   Problems with starting OpC Agent processes or none configured.

/opt/OV/bin/OpC/opcagt -start
/opt/OV/bin/OpC/opcagt -status
The VPO control agent is currently not running. (OpC30-1045)

edit hosts file and make sure the main IP address for the machine is listed first, escpecially if the hostname is listed more than once.

$ opcagt -status
Error opcctla   (Control Agent)(5900) : Initialize of the VPO Control Agent failed. (OpC30-1036)
Can't lookup servers: Communications failure (dce / rpc). (OpC20-108)
Can't lookup servers: Communications failure (dce / rpc). (OpC20-108)
Stopping all VPO Agent processes... (OpC30-1192)

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/opt/OV/bin/OpC/opcagt -kill (stop OVO agent)

ps -ef |grep -i rpc
(make sure both rpc and rpcbind are seen)

/sbin/init.d/Rpcd stop

Then if rcpd is still running kill it:
    root  1759     1  0  Sep  2  ?        479:48 /opt/dce/sbin/rpcd

kill -9 1759

rm /var/opt/dce/dced/Ep.db
rm /var/opt/dce/dced/Llb.db
(clear rpcd db files)

/sbin/init.d/Rpcd start
(restarts rpcd)

/opt/OV/bin/OpC/opcagt -start (restart the OVO agent)