SEVERE:Cannot perform add node procedure as the value of CLUSTER_NEW_VIRTUAL_HOSTNAMES or CLUSTER_NEW_NODES or both could not be obtained from the command line or response file(s)

(Doc ID 2315884.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Extending RAC database home with clusterware software already installed results in following error.There was no addNodeactions log generated under <ORA_INVENTORY>/logs

Debugging addnode.sh

/u01/11.2.0.4/grid/oui/bin:./addNode.sh -silent -debug CLUSTER_NEW_NODES={rac2}         
Starting Oracle Universal Installer...

Checking swap space: must be greater than 500 MB. Actual 16384 MB Passed

LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable :
-------------------------------------------------------
Total args: 29
Command line argument array elements ...
Arg:0:../../jdk/jre/bin/java:
Arg:1:-Doracle.installer.library_loc=../lib/aix:
Arg:2:-Doracle.installer.oui_loc=/u01/11.2.0.4/grid/oui/bin/..:                  <<<<<<< Invoked from GI home 
Arg:3:-Doracle.installer.bootstrap=FALSE:

[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.064 SAST ] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:142] runCommand: Waiting for the process
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[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.418 SAST ] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:170] RunTimeExec: error>
[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.418 SAST ] [RuntimeExec.runCommand:192] Returning from RunTimeExec.runCommand
[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.421 SAST ] [CRSCTLUtil.isDHCPServerConfigured:923] result.getBooleanResult()true
[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.422 SAST ] [CRSCTLUtil.isDHCPServerConfigured:924] result.getResultString()[NAME=ora.net1.network, TYPE=ora.network.type, STATE=ONLINE, TARGET=ONLINE, ACL=owner:root:rwx,pgrp:system:r-x,other::r--,group:oinstall:r-x,user:grid:r-x, ACTION_FAILURE_TEMPLATE=, ACTION_SCRIPT=, AGENT_FILENAME=%CRS_HOME%/bin/orarootagent%CRS_EXE_SUFFIX%, ALIAS_NAME=, AUTO_START=restore, CHECK_INTERVAL=1, CREATION_SEED=1, DEFAULT_TEMPLATE=, DEGREE=1, DESCRIPTION=Oracle Network resource, ENABLED=1, ID=ora.net1.network, LOAD=1, LOGGING_LEVEL=1, NLS_LANG=, NOT_RESTARTING_TEMPLATE=, OFFLINE_CHECK_INTERVAL=60, PROFILE_CHANGE_TEMPLATE=, RESTART_ATTEMPTS=5, SCRIPT_TIMEOUT=60, START_DEPENDENCIES=, START_TIMEOUT=0, STATE_CHANGE_TEMPLATE=, STOP_DEPENDENCIES=, STOP_TIMEOUT=0, TYPE_VERSION=2.2, UPTIME_THRESHOLD=1d, USR_ORA_AUTO=static, USR_ORA_ENV=, USR_ORA_IF=en2, USR_ORA_NETMASK=255.255.254.0, USR_ORA_SUBNET=10.132.134.0, VERSION=11.2.0.4.0, ]
[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.422 SAST ] [CRSCTLUtil.isDHCPServerConfigured:926] result.getErrorString()NAME=ora.net1.network|TYPE=ora.network.type|STATE=ONLINE|TARGET=ONLINE|ACL=owner:root:rwx,pgrp:system:r-x,other::r--,group:oinstall:r-x,user:grid:r-x|ACTION_FAILURE_TEMPLATE=|ACTION_SCRIPT=|AGENT_FILENAME=%CRS_HOME%/bin/orarootagent%CRS_EXE_SUFFIX%|ALIAS_NAME=|AUTO_START=restore|CHECK_INTERVAL=1|CREATION_SEED=1|DEFAULT_TEMPLATE=|DEGREE=1|DESCRIPTION=Oracle Network resource|ENABLED=1|ID=ora.net1.network|LOAD=1|LOGGING_LEVEL=1|NLS_LANG=|NOT_RESTARTING_TEMPLATE=|OFFLINE_CHECK_INTERVAL=60|PROFILE_CHANGE_TEMPLATE=|RESTART_ATTEMPTS=5|SCRIPT_TIMEOUT=60|START_DEPENDENCIES=|START_TIMEOUT=0|STATE_CHANGE_TEMPLATE=|STOP_DEPENDENCIES=|STOP_TIMEOUT=0|TYPE_VERSION=2.2|UPTIME_THRESHOLD=1d|USR_ORA_AUTO=static|USR_ORA_ENV=|USR_ORA_IF=en2|USR_ORA_NETMASK=255.255.254.0|USR_ORA_SUBNET=10.132.134.0|VERSION=11.2.0.4.0|
[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.425 SAST ] [CRSCTLUtil.isDHCPServerConfigured:951] Calling crsctl. Check output: USR_ORA_AUTO=static
[main] [ 2017-10-09 15:13:24.426 SAST ] [CRSCTLUtil.isDHCPServerConfigured:960] DHCP server configured = false
SEVERE:Cannot perform add node procedure as the value of CLUSTER_NEW_VIRTUAL_HOSTNAMES or CLUSTER_NEW_NODES or both could not be obtained from the command line or response file(s). Silent install cannot continue.         

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Changes

Adding new node and extending oracle RAC database home

Cause

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