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 SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 12.1.2.1 to 12.1.2.9 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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:

 

Cause

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