ORA-15097 Cannot Shutdown ASM if OCR is Located in ASM (Doc ID 984663.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

Following error is reported while trying to shutdown ASM:

ORA-15097: cannot SHUTDOWN ASM instance with connected client

srvctl stop asm -n enode1 -f
PRCR-1014 : Failed to stop resource ora.asm
PRCR-1065 : Failed to stop resource ora.asm
CRS-2673: Attempting to stop 'ora.asm' on 'enode1'
ORA-15097: cannot SHUTDOWN ASM instance with connected client
CRS-2675: Stop of 'ora.asm' on 'enode1' failed
CRS-2675: Stop of 'ora.asm' on 'enode1' failed


Verified there is no instance up and running on local node except ASM itself:

ps -ef|grep pmon
oracle    3913     1  0 22:45 ?        00:00:00 asm_pmon_+ASM1

Cause

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