Srvctl Does Not Work After the Grid infrastructure upgrade from 11gr2 to 12c (Doc ID 2132856.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After GI was upgraded from 11.2.0.4 to 12.1.0.2, using srvctl to manage or start/stop database fails with the following error:

PRCD-1027 : Failed to retrieve database <dbname>
PRCD-1027 : Failed to retrieve database <dbname>
PRCD-1035 : Database <dbname> is not a cluster database

Starting the database using sqlplus works fine.

Cause

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