Solaris Cluster 3.x Node Can not be Removed When no Quorum Device Configured (Doc ID 1002649.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.0 to OSC 3.3 3/13 [Release 3.0 to 3.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Symptoms

When trying to remove a node in a cluster framework with more than 2 nodes, one might see an error similar to the following if 
a quorum device is yet to be configured for the cluster framework:


This error is not very clear and one might not think of the actual reason for the problem is lack of a configured quorum device.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms