Common Causes for CRS Resources in UNKNOWN State

(Doc ID 860441.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to start the CRS resources, like VIP and instance, fail and those resources become UNKNOWN state. 

Running "crs_stat -t" shows that the resources are in UNKNOWN state. 

Sometimes resources go into UNKNOWN state after they were started successfully.

crsd.log might report:
operation: scls_canexec, loc: , OS error: 0, other: no exe permission

Cause

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