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Grid Infrastructure Reinstall Reports "SEVERE: [FATAL] [INS-40915] The installer has detected the presence of Oracle Clusterware on the following nodes" (Doc ID 2402988.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

11.2.0.4 Grid installation reports following error:

              SEVERE: [FATAL] [INS-40915] The installer has detected the presence of Oracle Clusterware on the following nodes 

Changes

 Installed grid infrastructure 12.2 earlier and then deinstalled the same to proceed with 11.2.0.4 Grid installation

Cause

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