ORA-1081: Starting Instance (Doc ID 1010214.6)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 and later
Generic UNIX
***Checked for relevance on 09-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

An attempt to start an instance that is not running results in the following error:

When checking for the instance background processes, none exist.

Cause

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