Cannot Stop 12cR2 Grid Infrastructure (GI) because of the Procwatcher

(Doc ID 2399864.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When the procwatcher is configured, trying to stop Grid Infrastructure (GI) by issuing "crsctl stop crs" or "crsctl stop crs -f" hangs and fails to stop GI.

As a result, only way to stop GI is by rebooting the node

Cause

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