ORA-27609 After Following Note 1188080.1 For Shutting Down Exadata Storage Cells

(Doc ID 1567807.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Certain queries fail with errors similar to:

ORA-27609: Smart I/O failed due to a network error to the cell "". error code "12", "Network error"

after stopping cell services and/or gracefully rebooting a storage cell by following "Steps to shut down or reboot an Exadata storage cell without affecting ASM [ID 1188080.1]" to shutdown the storage cell for maintenance.


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