How to make Offline Voting Disk to Online in Exadata ? (Doc ID 1610695.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine V2 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-8 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

In Exadata Env, One voting disk suddenly went offline. This voting disk went offline due to underline grid disk went offline.

oracle@exa1101:[+ASM1]/u01/app/ora...asm/+ASM1/trace# crsctl query css votedisk

## STATE File Universal Id File Name Disk group
-- ----- ----------------- --------- ---------
1. ONLINE 3342c3c5a8d84f1abfc09b3c9de3a85f (o/192.168.10.3/DBFS_DG_CD_02_exa11celm01) [DBFS_DG]
2. OFFLINE 9fc1636a00714f59bf1bf9638a57ebff (o/192.168.10.5/DBFS_DG_CD_02_exa11celm03) [DBFS_DG]
3. ONLINE 9292bf77871d4fcabf62198c4a3ac00c (o/192.168.10.4/DBFS_DG_CD_02_exa11celm02) [DBFS_DG]
Located 3 voting disk(s).

This is also reported in RAC Alertlog files.

[/u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/oraagent.bin(73440)]CRS-5818:Aborted command 'check' for resource 'ora.prbi10e11.prbi10_batch.svc'. Details at (:CRSAGF00113:) {0:5:2} in /u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/log/exa1101/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log.
2013-11-16 05:48:01.383
[/u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/oraagent.bin(73440)]CRS-5818:Aborted command 'check' for resource 'ora.prwh20e11.prwh20_bck1.svc'. Details at (:CRSAGF00113:) {0:5:2} in /u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/log/exa1101/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log.
2013-11-16 05:48:01.383
[/u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/oraagent.bin(73440)]CRS-5014:Agent "/u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/oraagent.bin" timed out starting process "/u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/bin/lsnrctl" for action "check": details at "(:CLSN00009:)" in "/u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/log/exa1101/agent/crsd/oraagent_oracle/oraagent_oracle.log"
2013-11-16 11:40:39.132
[cssd(12332)]CRS-1604:CSSD voting file is offline: o/192.168.10.5/DBFS_DG_CD_02_exa11celm03; details at (:CSSNM00058:) in /u01/app/11.2.0.3/grid/log/exa1101/cssd/ocssd.log.
2013-11-18 09:37:10.912
[crsd(13181)]CRS-2773:Server 'exa1101' has been removed from pool 'ora.prbo10e11_PRBO10_BCK1'.
2013-11-18 09:37:10.913
[crsd(13181)]CRS-2773:Server 'exa1102' has been removed from pool 'ora.prbo10e11_PRBO10_BCK1'.

In this document, we explain what are the ways to make voting disk online in this kind of situation.

Solution

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