Database Startup Fails With Ora-439: feature not enabled: Real Application Clusters (Doc ID 1373499.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Jul-2016***

Symptoms

Database startup fails with an ORA-439 error.

SQL> Connected to an idle instance.
SQL> ORA-00439: feature not enabled: Real Application Clusters
SQL> Disconnected

Changes

After applying a CPU patch, mistakenly ran the following command.

alter system set cluster_database=TRUE scope=spfile;

Cause

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