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ASM Instance Cannot Start Due To ORA-29701 Standalone (non-Rac) (Doc ID 1489552.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked 01-Mar-2014


ASM instance standalone cannot start due to the ORA-29701 error:

29701, 00000, "unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service"
// *Cause: Connect to CSS failed or timed out.
// *Action: Verify the state of the CSS.  If the CSS was not started,
//          start it and then retry the database startup. If the CSS died
//          or is not responding, check the Oracle and CSS trace files for
//          errors and contact Oracle Support Services.



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