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Clusterware Fails to Start due to CSSD Fails to start with "Duplicate voting file found" (Doc ID 1274309.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using Grid Infrastructure 11gR2, there is some storage change, causing device mapping changed. After correcting the device mapping, rebooting the node, Grid Infrastructure fails to start. ora.cssd fails fails with the following message everytime it tries to start:

Case I:


Some storage device mapping change or new LUN addition.


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