Clusterware Intermittently Hangs And Commands Fail With CRS-184 as Network Socker Files in /tmp/.oracle or /var/tmp/.oracle Gets Deleted

(Doc ID 370605.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

CRS hangs intermittently

crs_stat -t  returns

CRS-0184: Cannot communicate with the CRS daemon.

node1 [crs]> crsctl check crsd
Cannot communicate with CRS
node1 [crs]> crsctl check css
Failure 1 contacting CSS daemon


ps -ef |grep d.bin will give you the pid of the process

for example

ps -ef |grep d.bin
oracle   19703 19281  0 Apr10 ?        00:01:03 /home/oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0/crs/bin/evmd.bin
oracle   19976 19950  0 Apr10 ?        00:06:47 /home/oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0/crs/bin/ocssd.bin
root     19323     1  0 Apr10 ?        00:08:47 /home/oracle/oracle/product/10.2.0/crs/bin/crsd.bin


Cause

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