Solaris Cluster HA Oracle Resource Not Starting Due To ORA-01113 Error (Doc ID 1401755.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.0 to 3.3U1 5/11 [Release 3.0 to 3.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An Oracle database fails to start in a Solaris Cluster environment and logs the following '<bin/oracle_server_start>' method failure in the system logs.

$ grep Method /var/adm/messages | grep rgmd
Jan  9 02:27:00 node06 Cluster.RGM.global.rgmd: [ID 938318 daemon.error] Method <bin/oracle_server_start> failed on resource <oraprod> in resource group <oraprod-rg> [exit code <254>, time used: 2% of timeout <600 seconds>]

Please note in this example that the failure was logged on Jan 9 at 02:27:00, the Solaris Cluster resource name was 'oraprod', and the Solaris Cluster resource group name was 'oraprod-rg'.

Cause

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