Oratab - # Line Added By Agent (Doc ID 1397813.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance 25-Sept-2014 ***

Symptoms

These entries are found in the oratab file

'# Line Added By Agent'

Example

...
+ASM:/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/grid:N
v1120:/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1:N # line added by Agent


The entries can prevent startup scripts from running properly.

Changes

You may have recently upgraded your database to 11.2.
You are most likely using an ASM or 11.2 CRS-managed database (using the 11.2 Grid Infrastructure).
You may be trying to use dbshut or dbstart.

Cause

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