CRSD Fails to Start With Error: ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:getgrnam_r failed with status: 0 (Doc ID 1495267.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

11gR2 GI resource ora.crsd is OFFLINE. 'crsctl start res ora.crsd -init' command succeeded but 'crsctl stat res -t -init' shows ora.crsd status as offline.

$ crsctl start res ora.crsd -init
CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.crsd' on 'pluto2'
CRS-2676: Start of 'ora.crsd' on 'pluto2' succeeded
$

$ crsctl stat res -t -init
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NAME           TARGET  STATE        SERVER                   STATE_DETAILS
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Cluster Resources
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

ora.crsd
     1        ONLINE  OFFLINE

 
Also, crsd.bin process is not running as confirmed by "ps -ef| grep crsd.bin"

Cause

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