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ODA : ASM is Only Starting on One Node at a Time Due to "CRS-2800: Cannot start resource 'ora.LISTENER_ASM.lsnr' as it is already in the INTERMEDIATE state on server" (Doc ID 2270274.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


1) ASM instance automatically start on one node at the time, but it cannot automatically start on both nodes at the same time.


2) If the +ASM1 instance automatically started on node #1 then +ASM2 instance on node #2 can be only started thru SQL*Plus and vice versa.


3) An attempt to start the +ASM2 instance service on node #2 reports the next errors:





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