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11203 runInstaller for RAC DB Does Not Display Cluster Node Names (Doc ID 1510776.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux on IBM Z


To successfully install RAC database on a two node cluster ( - this article shows how to workaround Installer (OUI) issues when the OUI is unable to determine that this is a cluster and the nodes are not displayed or an error is returned when selecting the nodes on which you wish to install.


In effect you install as a single node DB and then use OUI (attachHome) to modify the oraInventory so that it becomes a RAC database installation.


This can be caused by many different issues, permission problems, corrupt oraInventory, incomplete oraInventory.

If time is of the essence, sometimes a workaround is faster than attempting to diagnose the problem.


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