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How to remove Network socket files in a RAC Environment for Cluster/Resource startup issues (Doc ID 2099377.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Network socket files can be located in /tmp/.oracle, /var/tmp/.oracle or /usr/tmp/.oracle 

Network socket files inconsistence causing various issues of Cluster/Resource startup problem, connectivity issues, some are listed below

1. GRID startup issue due to Inconsistent socket files, Socket files are removed by system admin or third party application causing "unable to contact to cluster manager"  error


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