Exadata : 12c CRS Clusterware Cannot Start Due To Missing Voting Disks "CRS-1637: Unable to locate configured voting file with ID", "CRS-1705: Found 1 configured voting files but 2 voting files are required"

(Doc ID 2294135.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.1.2.0 to 12.1.2.2.3 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

CRS Clusterware cannot start in Exadata due to missing voting disks:

1) Clusterware alert.log is reporting the next error:

    

Cause

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