Adding new node from database home results 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 2345332.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Real Application Cluster (RAC) homes is currently running in 2 nodes of cluster and needs to extend it to another node through addnode procedure.

Addnode fails with the below error while trying to extend RDBMS home:

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.

 

Changes

Adding new node and extending oracle RAC database home 

Cause

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