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Cellsrv Not Starting On All Cell Nodes After Relocationg Exadata Rack (Doc ID 2203899.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Exadata Database machine was moved from one location to another location.  However the Cellsrv process on all cell servers will not startup.

CellCLI> list cell detail
name: oexa2celadm01
accessLevelPerm: remoteLoginEnabled
bbuStatus: normal
cellVersion: OSS_12.
smtpFrom: "Exadata 2"
status: online
temperatureReading: 25.0
temperatureStatus: normal
upTime: 0 days, 0:59
usbStatus: normal
cellsrvStatus: stopped             <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
msStatus: running
rsStatus: running


Trying to Start manually
# /etc/init.d/celld start
1: 60 usec
1: 38 usec
Starting the RS, CELLSRV, and MS services...
CELL-01510: Cannot start a new Restart Server (RS) at port number: 9903. An
instance of RS might be already running.
Getting the state of RS services... running
Starting CELLSRV services...
The STARTUP of CELLSRV services was not successful. Error: Start Timed out              <<<<<<<
Starting MS services...
The STARTUP of MS services was successful

From the MS trace file, we see lot of ib connection time outs.



Exadata Database machine was moved from one location to another location which required a change in IP addresses.


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