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Add Node Fails with Exception java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 1073878.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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On an existing 3 nodes cluster, trying to add the 4th node. CRS and ASM are added fine on the 4th node. While adding RDBMS ORACLE_HOME to the 4th node, fails with error:


The 4th node was successfully added before, but - due to a network interface naming issue - it was removed again from the cluster.
After the network interface naming issue had been resolved, another attempt was made to add the node.


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