OCFS2 Filesytems Fails to Mount with Error: "Insufficient permissions to access cluster service while trying to join the group"

(Doc ID 2245805.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

OCFS2 fileystems fail to mount during reboot with the below error:

Mounting filesystems: mount.ocfs2: Insufficient permissions to access cluster service while trying to join the group
[FAILED]
Starting Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS2) mount.ocfs2: Insufficient permissions to access cluster service while trying to join the group
[FAILED]

Cause

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