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OpenVMS: INIT_CRS START fails with Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE (Doc ID 796648.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
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
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

When starting CRS ($ INIT_CRS START), the following output is produced:

$ init_crs start
Preparing Oracle Cluster Ready Services (CRS):
Oracle Cluster Synchronization Service starting by user request.
Oracle Cluster Ready Services is disabled by damaged install.
Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE.
Oracle Cluster Ready Services is disabled by damaged install.
Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE.
Oracle Cluster Ready Services is disabled by damaged install.
Could not access $AUTOSTARTFILE.

Changes

Someone may have done some house keeping and deleted some key CRS related files.

Cause

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