The start up of CRSD fails with ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

(Doc ID 2141978.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2018

Applies to:

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



1. The crsd and evmd are in INTERMEDIATE/OFFLINE status $crsctl stat res -t -init

NAME           TARGET  STATE        SERVER                   STATE_DETAILS       
Cluster Resources
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2                Started             
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2
      1        ONLINE  OFFLINE      node2
      1        ONLINE  INTERMEDIATE       node2
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2               OBSERVER            
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2

      1        ONLINE  INTERMEDIATE       node2
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2
      1        ONLINE  ONLINE       node2



2. All DISKGROUPs are in UNMOUNTED status.


3. <grid_home>/log/<node>/alert<node>.log :

2016-05-11 04:52:02.896:
[cssd(39230)]CRS-1713:CSSD daemon is started in clustered mode
2016-05-11 04:52:23.746:
[cssd(39230)]CRS-1707:Lease acquisition for node node2 number 2 completed

2016-05-11 04:52:52.838:
[ohasd(38960)]CRS-2765:Resource 'ora.crsd' has failed on server 'node2'.
2016-05-11 04:52:56.125:
[crsd(40040)]CRS-1013:The OCR location in an ASM disk group is inaccessible. Details in <grid_home>/log/<node>/crsd/crsd.log.
2016-05-11 04:52:56.131:
[crsd(40040)]CRS-0804:Cluster Ready Service aborted due to Oracle Cluster Registry error [PROC-26: Error while accessing the physical storage
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
]. Details at (:CRSD00111:) in <grid_home>/log/<node>/crsd/crsd.log.

4. <grid_home>/log/<node>/crsd.log of the problematic node :

2016-05-11 04:52:50.433: [ CRSMAIN][2876733168] Initializing OCR
[   CLWAL][2876733168]clsw_Initialize: OLR initlevel [70000]
2016-05-11 04:52:51.709: [  OCRASM][2876733168]proprasmo: Error in open/create file in dg [DBFS_DG]
[  OCRASM][2876733168]SLOS : SLOS: cat=7, opn=kgfoAl06, dep=1017, loc=kgfokge

2016-05-11 04:52:51.709: [  OCRASM][2876733168]ASM Error Stack : ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

2016-05-11 04:52:52.726: [  OCRASM][2876733168]proprasmo: kgfoCheckMount returned [7]
2016-05-11 04:52:52.726: [  OCRASM][2876733168]proprasmo: The ASM instance is down
2016-05-11 04:52:52.726: [  OCRRAW][2876733168]proprioo: Failed to open [+DBFS_DG]. Returned proprasmo() with [26]. Marking location as UNAVAILABLE.


5. Connecting to ASM instance of node2 using "sqlplus / as sysasm" as the grid owner also failed with 

"ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied".




 The Grid has been upgraded from to recently.


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