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RAC on Windows: OracleOHService Won't Start (Doc ID 2031234.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


Any attempt to start the CRS or HA stack for Grid Infrastructure on RAC or Restart or RACOne on Windows fails with the following symptoms:


1) Windows Event Viewer System log shows:


The information after "USER_NAME :" is the userid ( including domain - or local server name ) of the GI/CRS ownerid.

This userid must exist and EXPLICITLY be a member of the local Administrators and ORA_DBA groups.  (Also to various other groups starting with ORA_* if you are using role separation)



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