Oracle11.2.0.2 Clusterware Configuration failed in Node-2

I was struggling with below error before week

CRS-4402: The CSS daemon was started in exclusive mode but found an active CSS daemon on node node1, number
1, and is terminating
An active cluster was found during exclusive startup, restarting to join the cluster
Failed to start Oracle Clusterware stack
Failed to start Cluster Synchorinisation Service in clustered mode at /u01/app/crs/
/ line 1016.
/u01/app/crs/ -I/u01/app/crs/ -I/u01/app/crs/
/u01/app/crs/ execution failed


We had explored the oracle documentation, oracle metalink and google as well

As per Oracle Meta Link Note ID 1212703.1 Grid Infrastructure Installation or Upgrade may fail due to Multicasting Requirement

These error is related to Grid infrastrcture multicast issue – Oracle Bug 9974223

We came to know that, There are two possible way to resolve these error

1.) Apply patch

2.) Fresh Installation of

Note: This note does not apply to GI installations. With GI was enhanced to utilize broadcast or multicast to
bootstrap. For those private interconnect networks who allow multicast on either or, multicast will be used for
bootstrap. For those private interconnect networks not supporting multicast, broadcast will be used for bootstrap. There are no patches
or configuration changes necessary for this functionality in, it is provided out of the box.
It should also be noted that with multicast and broadcast functionality of the network is tested by CLUVFY, therefore the program provided in this note is NOT necessary for While this multicast test is performed by CLUVFY within the
OUI, you can manually run the CLUVFY multicast test as follows:
# cluvfy stage -post hwos -n <node1>,<node2>

We had decided to deploy the and follow the step 2 and we got succeed 🙂


One thought on “Oracle11.2.0.2 Clusterware Configuration failed in Node-2

  1. I’m not sure where you are getting your info, but good topic.
    I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.
    Thanks for great info I was looking for this info for
    my mission.

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