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RAC: SRVCTL Cannot Start Database or Instances - ORA-01565 Encountered in imon log (Doc ID 845895.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

Symptom 1. The database and instances cannot be started with srvctl.

For example:



Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
 Symptom 1. The database and instances cannot be started with srvctl.
 Symptom 2. The imon log shows ORA-01565.
 Symptom 3. Starting the database manually with sqlplus may also fail with the same error.
Cause
Solution
 Where Oracle looks for the spfile
 Finding the spfile
 Correcting the pointer to the spfile
 Recreating the spfile
 Changing SPFILE or ORACLE_HOME values in the OCR
 Restart the instance
 Scalability RAC Community
References

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