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Troubleshooting when srvctl can't start RAC instance, but sqlplus can start it (Doc ID 844272.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

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.

Purpose

This note is intended to help DBA troubleshoot instance startup problems on RAC systems when srvctl can't be used to start the instance(s), but sqlplus works. This note is mainly written for RAC on Unix based systems, but can be used to a certain extend for RAC on Windows systems.

Troubleshooting Steps

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