RAC on Windows: Oracle Clusterware Node Evictions a.k.a. Why do we get a Blue Screen (BSOD) Caused By Orafencedrv.sys?

(Doc ID 337784.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

While running RAC a blue screen is shown and a reboot takes place. Windows creates a coredump that shows that orafencedrv.sys is involved.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms