Datasource state shows as RUNNING even if corresponding Database server is down
(Doc ID 1307696.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2021
Applies to:Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.1 and later
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If a datasource is targeted to a managed server and the following operations are performed (in the same sequence):
- Shutdown managed server.
- Shutdown the database server (DB server).
- Startup managed server.
- DB server is still down.
The result will be :
- Managed server is started in RUNNING mode.
- Data source is accessible in the admin console (deployed).
- From administration console, data source shows "State: RUNNING" and "Enabled: true" => this makes us think monitoring is broken.
- You will see following error in the corresponding server's log:
Even if a connection test (Data Source/Monitoring/Testing) is triggered, the test fails as expected with ORA-12521, but the monitoring still shows "State: RUNNING" and "Enabled: true" for this Data Source. This is not same as when DB server fails while WebLogic server is running (in which case the pool state is automatically changed to "Disabled").
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