12.1 DBCA Fails with ORA-24544: Oracle RAC One Node instance is already running message While Create RAC One Node Database

(Doc ID 2328076.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

12.1.0.2 DBCA fails with following error while creating the RAC ONE NODE database under 12.2 Grid Infrastructure

dbca trace from <oracle base>/cfgtoollogs/dbca:

[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.456 CET ] [OracleHome.isDatabaseOptionOn:1254] Checking Database Option: Real Application Clusters
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.456 CET ] [OracleHome.isDatabaseOptionOn:1311] Database Option Real Application Clusters is true
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.456 CET ] [OracleHome.isRacEnabled:224] bRacOn = true
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.456 CET ] [Host.checkOPS:2117] RAC On:true
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.456 CET ] [Host.checkOPS:2129] Cluster installed=true
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.456 CET ] [GetActiveNodes.create:226] Returning an existing instance of GetActiveNodes
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.456 CET ] [Host.checkOPS:2141] Local node name =rachostora03
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.457 CET ] [Host.setNodeNames:2030] Setting nodeNames.length: 3
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.457 CET ] [ClusterUtils.areSharedPaths:560] 1. path=/u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.457 CET ] [ClusterUtils.areSharedPaths:581] 2. path=/u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.457 CET ] [ClusterUtils.areSharedPaths:586] hashKey = [rachostora01, rachostora02, rachostora03]/u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:26.457 CET ] [ClusterUtils.areSharedPaths:590] Got shared=false from map
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2017-11-10 12:42:37.592 CET ] [DatabaseTypePage.processInput:279] selItem Oracle RAC One Node database

 

....

[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:37.820 CET ] [DatabaseImpl.create:1226] dbUniqueName = orclone

 ....

[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:38.560 CET ] [InstanceStepOPS.executeImpl:1151] creating service name for RAC One Node db
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:38.560 CET ] [HADatabaseUtils.createService:426] Create service with TAF as NONE
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:38.601 CET ] [Version$VersionEnum.getEnumMember:213] majorVer=12
minorVer=1
releaseVer=0
patchsetVer=2
osVer=0

[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:38.602 CET ] [Version$VersionEnum.getEnumMember:249] Version Match Successful: returning version object 12.1.0.2

.....

[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [HAUtils.getCurrentOracleHome:593] Oracle home from system property: /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [HAUtils.getConfiguredGridHome:1343] ----- Getting CRS HOME ----
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [UnixSystem.getCRSHome:2967] olrFileName = /etc/oracle/olr.loc
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [UnixSystem.getCRSHome:3011] configFile=/etc/oracle/olr.loc
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [Utils.getPropertyValue:263] keyName=olrconfig_loc props.val=/u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/cdata/rachostora03.olr propValue=/u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/cdata/rachostora03.olr
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [Utils.getPropertyValue:263] keyName=crs_home props.val=/u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid propValue=/u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [Utils.getPropertyValue:323] propName=crs_home propValue=/u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.941 CET ] [UnixSystem.getCRSHome:3019] crs_home=/u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.942 CET ] [HAUtils.getConfiguredGridHome:1345] Configured Grid Infrastructure home: /u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:42.942 CET ] [InstanceStep.setASMAdminGID:382] Executing /u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/bin/setasmgidwrap o=/u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1/bin/oracle
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.114 CET ] [BasicStep.configureSettings:353] messageHandler being set=oracle.sysman.assistants.util.InteractiveMessageHandler@3def3def
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.114 CET ] [CloneRmanRestoreStep.executeImpl:270] Instance Creation went fine..........
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.114 CET ] [CloneRmanRestoreStep.executeImpl:277] db_recovery_file_dest="+FRA"
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.115 CET ] [CloneRmanRestoreStep.executeImpl:280] db_recovery_file_dest_size=2000g
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.115 CET ] [InitParameterFile.getLongValue:687] May have unit. Stripping unit and trying with 2000
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.115 CET ] [CloneRmanRestoreStep.executeImpl:297] Setting NLS_LANG to AMERICA.AL32UTF8
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.115 CET ] [SQLEngine.done:2278] Done called
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [SQLEngine.reInitialize:785] Reinitializing SQLEngine...
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [OracleHome.getVersion:994] OracleHome.getVersion called. Current Version: 12.1.0.2.0
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [OracleHome.getVersion:1062] Current Version From Inventory: 12.1.0.2.0
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [OracleHome.getVersion:994] OracleHome.getVersion called. Current Version: 12.1.0.2.0
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [OracleHome.getVersion:1062] Current Version From Inventory: 12.1.0.2.0
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [OracleHome.getVersion:994] OracleHome.getVersion called. Current Version: 12.1.0.2.0
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [OracleHome.getVersion:1062] Current Version From Inventory: 12.1.0.2.0
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [SQLPlusEngine.getCmmdParams:225] m_home 12.1.0.2.0
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [SQLPlusEngine.getCmmdParams:226] version > 112 true
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.116 CET ] [SQLEngine.getEnvParams:612] NLS_LANG: AMERICAN_AMERICA.AL32UTF8
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.117 CET ] [SQLEngine.initialize:358] Execing SQLPLUS/SVRMGR process...
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.217 CET ] [SQLEngine.initialize:395] m_bReaderStarted: false
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.218 CET ] [SQLEngine.initialize:399] Starting Reader Thread...
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:43.218 CET ] [SQLEngine.initialize:448] Waiting for m_bReaderStarted to be true
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.692 CET ] [SQLEngine.setSpool:2056] old Spool = null
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.692 CET ] [SQLEngine.setSpool:2057] Setting Spool = /u01/app/oracle/cfgtoollogs/dbca/orclone/CloneRmanRestore.log
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.692 CET ] [SQLEngine.setSpool:2058] Is spool appendable? --> true
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.693 CET ] [CloneRmanRestoreStep.executeImpl:323] _diag_hm_rc_enabled to false
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.694 CET ] [CommonAttributes.replaceVariables:1402] var2 /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.694 CET ] [CloneRmanRestoreStep.executeImpl:358] Using control file: /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1/assistants/dbca/templates/Seed_Database.ctl; sourceDBName: seeddata
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.694 CET ] [OsUtilsBase.copyFile:1505] OsUtilsBase.copyFile:
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.857 CET ] [OsUtilsBase.copyFile:1553] **write of file at destination complete...
[Thread-1180] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:44.857 CET ] [OsUtilsBase.copyFile:1588] **file copy status:= true
[Thread-1214] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:48.061 CET ] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:479] oracle.sysman.assistants.util.InteractiveMessageHandler@3def3def:messageHandler
[Thread-1214] [ 2017-11-10 12:51:48.061 CET ] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:480] ORA-24544: Oracle RAC One Node instance is already running.
:msg

 CloneRmanRestore.log:

ORA-24544: Oracle RAC One Node instance is already running.

RAC database is able to create in the cluster.  

Cause

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