ora.gipcd not starting due to wrong ownership/permission (Doc ID 1949541.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

12.1.0.2 Grid Infrastructure gipcd is not starting:

GI alert.log 

2015-12-11 19:32:31.275 [GPNPD(16880)]CRS-2328: GPNPD started on node stsqltst01.
2015-12-11 19:32:41.902 [CSSDMONITOR(17132)]CRS-8500: Oracle Clusterware CSSDMONITOR process is starting with operating system process ID 17132
2015-12-11 19:42:42.006 [ORAAGENT(16817)]CRS-5818: Aborted command 'start' for resource 'ora.gipcd'. Details at (:CRSAGF00113:) {0:0:118} in /oracle/diag/crs/stsqltst01/crs/trace/ohasd_oraagent_oracle.trc.
2015-12-11 19:42:42.960 [ORAAGENT(16817)]CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.gipcd start" encountered the following error:
2015-12-11 19:42:42.960+Start action for daemon aborted. For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/oracle/diag/crs/stsqltst01/crs/trace/ohasd_oraagent_oracle.trc".
2015-12-11 19:42:46.012 [OHASD(14818)]CRS-2757: Command 'Start' timed out waiting for response from the resource 'ora.gipcd'. Details at (:CRSPE00163:) {0:0:118} in /oracle/diag/crs/stsqltst01/crs/trace/ohasd.trc.

gipcd.trc wasn't created and agent log shows:

2015-12-11 19:32:41.882979 : AGFW:3956316480: {0:0:118} Preparing START command for: ora.gipcd 1 1
2015-12-11 19:32:41.883010 : AGFW:3956316480: {0:0:118} ora.gipcd 1 1 state changed from: UNKNOWN to: STARTING
2015-12-11 19:32:41.883810 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] (:CLSN00107:) clsn_agent::start {
2015-12-11 19:32:41.883887 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Agent::getResAgent resname:ora.gipcd version:12.1.0.1.0
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884067 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Agent::Agent pAgent:ec0db4a0 resName:ec0db520 ora.gipcd
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884206 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] __IS_HASD_AGENT=TRUE
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884289 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Agent::setResType setResType type:ora.gipc.type
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884441 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] CSSD Mode=
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884468 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] }DaemonAgent::start entry
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884538 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Utils::getOracleHomeAttrib getEnvVar oracle_home:/grid/12c102
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884557 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Utils::getOracleHomeAttrib oracle_home:/grid/12c102
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884596 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Utils::execCmd 1 USR_ORA_ENV: oracleHome:/grid/12c102 CrsHome:/grid/12c102
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884641 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Adding Environment Variables ORA_DAEMON_LOGGING_LEVELS=CLNTCOMM=2,NODECOMM=2,MONTCOMM=2,GIPCD=2,GIPCDNDE=2,GIPCDCLT=2,GIPCDMON=2,CLSINET=0
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884663 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Adding Environment Variables ORA_DAEMON_TRACING_LEVELS=CLNTCOMM=2,NODECOMM=2,MONTCOMM=2,GIPCD=2,GIPCDNDE=2,GIPCDCLT=2,GIPCDMON=2,CLSINET=0
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884682 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Adding Environment Variables START_MODE=
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884703 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Adding Environment Variables _ORA_AGENT_ACTION=TRUE
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884722 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Adding Environment Variables __IS_HASD_AGENT=
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884749 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Utils:execCmd action = 1 flags = 5 ohome = (null) cmdname = gipcd.
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884795 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Utils::getOracleHomeAttrib getEnvVar oracle_home:/grid/12c102
2015-12-11 19:32:41.884814 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] Utils::getOracleHomeAttrib oracle_home:/grid/12c102
2015-12-11 19:32:41.888957 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] execCmd ret = 0
2015-12-11 19:32:42.890220 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] DaemonAgent::start clsdmCheck without returnbuf
2015-12-11 19:32:42.890817 : CLSDMC:3954215232: Connecting to ipc://stsqltst01_DBG_GIPCD
2015-12-11 19:32:42.891285 : CLSDMC:3954215232: Error: gipcWait for gipcConnect - ret_gipcreqinfo=gipcretConnectionRefused, type_gipcreqinfo=gipcreqtypeConnect
2015-12-11 19:32:42.891423 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] ClsdmClient::sendMessage clsdmc_send error rmsg:0 ecode:-7 errbuf:
2015-12-11 19:32:43.893202 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] DaemonAgent::start clsdmCheck without returnbuf
2015-12-11 19:32:43.893285 : CLSDMC:3954215232: Connecting to ipc://stsqltst01_DBG_GIPCD
2015-12-11 19:32:43.893720 : CLSDMC:3954215232: Error: gipcWait for gipcConnect - ret_gipcreqinfo=gipcretConnectionRefused, type_gipcreqinfo=gipcreqtypeConnect
2015-12-11 19:32:43.893849 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] ClsdmClient::sendMessage clsdmc_send error rmsg:0 ecode:-7 errbuf:
2015-12-11 19:32:44.895248 :CLSDYNAM:3954215232: [ora.gipcd]{0:0:118} [start] DaemonAgent::start clsdmCheck without returnbuf

 

Cause

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