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

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.8 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked 01-Mar-2014

Symptoms

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.

 
 

Cause

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