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Datasource state shows as RUNNING even if corresponding Database server is down (Doc ID 1307696.1)

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If a datasource is targeted to a managed server and the following operations are performed (in the same sequence):

  1. Shutdown managed server.
  2. Shutdown the database server (DB server).
  3. Startup managed server.
  4. DB server is still down.

The result will be :

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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Cause

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