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While trying to start clusterware, ASM was not able to start. Errors in the CRS alert<hostname>.log contains:
and while trying to start using sqlplus, the following is displayed:
$ sqlplus / as sysasm
SQL*Plus: Release 184.108.40.206.0 Production on Mon Jun 26 08:30:34 2017
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Connected to an idle instance.
Problems with hardware, ending up changing server, and kept previous spfile configuration for ASM
ASM instance had in the spfile, as displayed in the alert_+ASM3.log, the following information for cluster_interconnects:
$ ifconfig -a
lo0: flags=2001000849<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST,IPv4,VIRTUAL> mtu 8232 index 1
The /etc/hosts file had another entry for the private interface of this node, and not the old ip address of 172.xx.xx.107:
SOLUTION1) remove from spfile this entry
SQL> alter system reset cluster_interconnects SCOPE=SPFILE SID='*';
2) restart asm