GI Fails To Start After Applying A Windows Patch Bundle Without the "-local" Option

(Doc ID 2034149.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On a multi-node Windows 2008 R2 RAC cluster running Grid Infrastructure 11.2.0.3.0 the startup of the Grid Infrastructure stack fails (  the ora.asm resource no longer starts) on some nodes after applying a patch bundle to the GI home. The patch bundle was applied using 'opatch apply' without the -local switch (clusterwide):

 

Changes

Applied patch bundle into Grid Infrastructure home. 

Cause

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