The listener stops or goes offline randomly due to VIP issue (Doc ID 985170.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - 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

The listener running on RAC goes offline or stops randomly. 
This results in TNS-12541: TNS:NO LISTENER error.
The listener at this point is down.

Cause

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