EM Grid Control 10g and 11g - Database Jobs Fails With Error "ORA-27101: Shared Memory Realm Does Not Exist" (Doc ID 413552.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Enterprise Manager Grid Control - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.1 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
***Checked for relevance on 22-Jan-2012***
***Checked for relevance on 27-Jun-2013***


Symptoms

Scheduling jobs from Grid Control generates the following error :

ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
HP-UX Error: 2: No such file or directory

No problem with the network setup ( /etc/hosts file and nslookup is fine )

Also /etc/oratab file is fine and therefore

NOTE:404503.1 Getting "ORA-01034" while running Grid Control Job

is not applicable in this case.

Cause

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