SCAN Listener Fails to Start if listener.ora Exists in /etc or /var/opt/oracle (Doc ID 1050953.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


SCAN listener fails to start if listener.ora exists in /etc or /var/opt/oracle (depending on platform):

$GRID_HOME/bin/srvctl start scan_listener
PRCR-1079 : Failed to start resource ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr
CRS-5016: Process "/ocw/b202/bin/lsnrctl" spawned by agent "/ocw/b202/bin/oraagent.bin" for action "start" failed: details at "(:CLSN00010:)" in "/ocw/b202/log/racnode1/agent/crsd/oraagent_ogrid/oraagent_ogrid.log"
..
CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr' on 'racnode1' failed
..
CRS-2632: There are no more servers to try to place resource 'ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr' on that would satisfy its placement policy
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)TNSLSNR for Linux: Version 11.2.0.2.0 - Production
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)System parameter file is /etc/listener.ora  ==>> wrong listener.ora picked
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)Log messages written to /ocw/b202/log/diag/tnslsnr/racnode1/listener_scan1/alert/log.xml
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)TNS-01151: Missing listener name, LISTENER_SCAN1, in LISTENER.ORA
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)Listener failed to start. See the error message(s) above...
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)
2011-05-20 11:05:53.104: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] (:CLSN00010:)Utils:execCmd scls_process_join() uret 1

2011-05-20 11:05:53.105: [   AGENT][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} UserErrorException: Locale is
2011-05-20 11:05:53.106: [ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr][1079048512] {2:64705:22341} [start] clsnUtils::error Exception type=2 string=
CRS-5016: Process "/ocw/b202/bin/lsnrctl" spawned by agent "/ocw/b202/bin/oraagent.bin" for action "start" failed: details at "(:CLSN00010:)" in "/ocw/b202/log/racnode1/agent/crsd/oraagent_ogrid/oraagent_ogrid.log"

Cause

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