ASM Sporadically Fails To Start With ORA-29701: Unable To Connect To Cluster Synchronization Service and ORA-01031
Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After a reboot of a new server, ASM fails to start
You have already recreated the configuration with roothas.pl (deconfigure and then the command from ASMs root.sh) and verified the the ownership of the /var/tmp/.oracle sockets, but ORA-29701 keeps reoccurring.
While you are not able to start ASM with with sqlplus, but 'svrctl start asm' works.
This is a fresh install using 220.127.116.11 binaries. After a reboot, when you are trying to startup the ASM instance from sqlplus/SYSASM you get
However you can issue a 'svrctl start asm' and ASM will come up. Once ASM is started once this way however, sqlplus begins working to start and stop the instance.
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