ohasd start throws "Unable to instantiate %CRS_LIMIT_OPENFILE% " (Doc ID 1946040.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

"crsctl ctop has" and "crsctl start has" does not show any issues. When we tried to start with "/etc/init.d/ohasd start" or the system restart then we had below message:

# /etc/init.d/ohasd start
/etc/init.d/ohasd: line 168: ulimit: %CRS_LIMIT_OPENFILE%: invalid number
Starting ohasd:
CRS-4123: Oracle High Availability Services has been started.

But the services and everything seems to be fine except this error message at startup

Cause

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