Node Numbers returned by olsnodes -n are not as Expected (Doc ID 1631010.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The node number from the olsnodes -n might not be as expected in 11gR2 or higher version depending on the sequence of root.sh execution for fresh installation.

For example, the expected output in 5 node cluster

Node1>olsnodes -n

      node1 1
      node2 2
      node3 3
      node4 4
      node5 5


but the cluster may return in other order

Node1>olsnodes -n

      node1 1
      node3 2
      node4 3
      node2 4
      node5 5

 

Cause

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