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VIP is Not Pingable But Started on Each Clusternode (Doc ID 555220.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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 Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003


Oracle Clusterware was installed and setup correctly. The VIPs can not be pinged from any node except the local cluster-node.

For example:

on node3 (outside-cluster, but in the same subnet):

==> Note the difference in the first two digits of the Physical Address (MAC Address) shown for the VIPs.



- During operating system setup a Network Load Balancer was installed on the public network card
- Installed Clusterware


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