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EM 12c: Unable to Discover Multiple Cluster and Cluster Databases with Exactly same name in the Console UI (Doc ID 2305446.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Setup details:

1. There are two different cluster and RAC DB setups with exactly same names on two different set of hosts, for example:

cluster name - ORA-cluster
db_name and service name - ORCL
SID - orcl1 and orcl2
Nodes - netdb1, netdb2

cluster name - ORA-cluster
db_name and service name - ORCL
SID - orcl1 and orcl2
Nodes - vipdb1, vipdb2

2. The cluster and HAS targets were discovered successfully by using the Guided discovery method and providing different names for the target names. Steps followed from:
<Note 1908635.1> : EM 12c, EM 13c: How to Discover the Cluster and Cluster Database (RAC) Target in Enterprise Manager 12c and 13c
Section - Discover the Cluster Target and the Cluster Database Target via guided processes

   When saving the targets, the cluster targets were named as:


3. After this, cluster DB targets are being manually added using the guided discovery method itself.
The first set of cluster DB target and its instances were successfully added from Nodes - netdb1, netdb2 using Cluster DB name - ORCL_net

However, attempting to discover the cluster DB from Nodes - vipdb1, vipdb2 using the guided discovery method reports error:

Following target(s) already exists in repository based on properties:- MCIS_vip:rac_database



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