Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 14-Sep-2010***
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit Itanium)Microsoft Windows Server 2003Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)
Oracle Clusterware services in a Windows RAC environment should be allowed to start automatically, ideally, with the help of the Oracle Process Manager Service (OPMD). OPMD is installed automatically in versions 10.2.0.4 and 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 and it can be manually configured in earlier patchset versions - reference: Metalink <Note 358156.1> for further details.
Following is an outline of how to start Oracle Clusterware services manually if it should become necessary to do so.
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