Instance Evictions Due to ORA-27300 : OS system dependent operation:IPC_TCPListen failed with status: 10022 (Doc ID 432512.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.0. [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit Itanium)Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)


Symptoms

ASM instance or Database instance on Windows platforms may fail in a RAC environment with the following errors:

Errors in file d:\oracle\product\10.2.0\admin\mydb\udump\mydb_ora_5555.trc: 

ORA-00603: ORACLE server session terminated by fatal error 
ORA-27501: IPC error creating a port 
ORA-27300: OS system dependent operation:IPC_TCPListen failed with status: 10022 
ORA-27301: OS failure message: An invalid argument was supplied. 
ORA-27302: failure occurred at: initport_3 

These errors may ultimately lead in an instance eviction.

Changes

This type of error may occur after an increase in parallelism when running Parallel Query, and/or after an increase in the # of nodes in the cluster.

This may also occur due to changes in how LMS Processes are calculated.

Cause

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