RAC Instance Can't Be Started After db_unique_name Change: PRCR-1013, PRCR-1064, CRS-2674 (Doc ID 1943172.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After modify the db_unique_name for a standby database PROD to PROD_EAST, then remove and add the database back to OCR, it can not be started any more on node 1 either via srvctl or sqlplus, but the instance starts fine on node 2.

 It appears a shutdown abort is issued as soon as the instance is started.

Changes

Changed db_unique_name for this database and remove/add it back to OCR.

Cause

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