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Top 5 Grid Infrastructure Startup Issues (Doc ID 1368382.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

The purpose of this note is to provide a summary of the top 5 issues that may prevent the successful startup of the Grid Infrastructure (GI) stack.

Scope

This note applies to 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure only.

To determine the status of GI, please run the following commands:

1. $GRID_HOME/bin/crsctl check crs
2. $GRID_HOME/bin/crsctl stat res -t -init
3. $GRID_HOME/bin/crsctl stat res -t
4. ps -ef | egrep 'init|d.bin'

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Issue #1: CRS-4639: Could not contact Oracle High Availability Services, ohasd.bin not running or ohasd.bin is running but no init.ohasd or other processes
 Issue #2: CRS-4530: Communications failure contacting Cluster Synchronization Services daemon, ocssd.bin is not running
 Issue #3: CRS-4535: Cannot communicate with Cluster Ready Services, crsd.bin is not running
 Issue #4: Agent or mdnsd.bin, gpnpd.bin, gipcd.bin not running
 Issue #5: ASM instance does not start, ora.asm is OFFLINE
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