11gR2 Grid: root.sh Fails to Start the Clusterware on the Second Node Due to Firewall on Private Network (Doc ID 981357.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

o Linux x86-64 RAC cluster
o installing 11gR2 Grid software
o GRID_HOME/root.sh succeeds on the 1st node
o GRID_HOME/root.sh fails on the 2nd node while attempting to start 'ora.cssd':

CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode2' failed
CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode2'
CRS-2681: Clean of 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode2' succeeded
CRS-2673: Attempting to stop 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode2'
CRS-2677: Stop of 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode2' succeeded
CRS-4000: Command Start failed, or completed with errors.
CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode2'
CRS-2672: Attempting to start 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode2'
CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode2' failed
CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode2'
CRS-5016: Process "/opt/oracle/11.2.0/grid/bin/diskmon" spawned by agent "/opt/oracle/11.2.0/grid/bin/orarootagent.bin" for action "clean" failed: details at "(:CLSN00010:)" in "/opt/oracle/11.2.0/grid/log/racnode2/agent/ohasd/orarootagent_root/orarootagent_root.log"
CRS-2681: Clean of 'ora.diskmon' on 'racnode2' succeeded
CRS-2674: Start of 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode2' failed
CRS-2679: Attempting to clean 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode2'
CRS-2681: Clean of 'ora.cssd' on 'racnode2' succeeded
CRS-4000: Command Start failed, or completed with errors.
Command return code of 1 (256) from command: /opt/oracle/11.2.0/grid/bin/crsctl start resource ora.ctssd -init -env USR_ORA_ENV=CTSS_REBOOT=TRUE
Start of resource "ora.ctssd -init -env USR_ORA_ENV=CTSS_REBOOT=TRUE" failed
Failed to start CTSS
Failed to start Oracle Clusterware stack

Cause

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