RAC: Lsnrctl Start Succeeds But Listener Resource is Shown Offline on HP-UX Itanium

(Doc ID 1085020.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 11.1.0.7.0 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
HP-UX Itanium

Symptoms

Environment:
HPUX-Itanium 11x
Oracle RAC 11.1.0.7 or 11.2.0.1

Starting the Listener using "lsnrctl start listener" the command succeeds.

> lsnrctl start listener

LSNRCTL for HPUX: Version 11.2.0.1.0 - Production on 08-Mar-2010 18:23:16

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:
The listener supports no services
The command completed successfully

> lsnrctl start listener_scan1
LSNRCTL for HPUX: Version 11.2.0.1.0 - Production on 08-Mar -2010 18:23:57
:
The listener supports no services
The command completed successfully



However when checking the resource using crsctl stat res, the listener shows OFFLINE


> crsctl stat res ora.LISTENER.lsnr ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr -t
 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--
NAME TARGET STATE SERVER STATE_DETAILS

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

--
Local Resources
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--
ora.LISTENER.lsnr
OFFLINE OFFLINE ipf1v3 <------ Here.
ONLINE ONLINE ipf2v3

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--
Cluster Resources
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--
ora.LISTENER_SCAN1.lsnr
1 OFFLINE OFFLINE <----- Here.


Target and State of listener (and for 11.2 also the scan listener) is still OFFLINE.


Changes

This could be a newly installed RAC environment or an upgrade environment.

Cause

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