You nailed it. Unfortunately, the vip does not want to relocate itself. srvctl start nodeapps -n rac2 says unable to start listener, and when I check ipconfig again, the vip for node 2 is still on node 1. even after I did a srvctl stop nodeapps on rac1. On Dec 16, 2007 4:16 PM, <krish.hariharan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Andrew, > > > > I ran into something similar in Unix. The VIP got failed over to the first > node due to an error. If this is the similar condition then verify using > ipconfig on each node that the VIPs are plumbed on the correct node. I > haven't worked on Windows but I would think that the crs_stat or equivalent > command will tell you whether and where the resources are online. Or it > could be the case of rac2-vip not in the ../etc/hosts file in node 2 > > > > -Krish > > > ------------------------------ > > *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto: > oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Andrew Kerber > *Sent:* Sunday, December 16, 2007 2:54 PM > *To:* oracle-l > *Subject:* listener on windows > > > > I have done a home rac installation in windows 2003. clusterware > installed, and importantly vip ran correctly without error. HOwever, I > cannot get the listener to start on the second node when I have it set up > with this configuration: > > > > LISTENER_RAC2 = > (DESCRIPTION_LIST = > (DESCRIPTION = > (ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = IPC)(KEY = EXTPROC1521)) > (ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = rac2-vip)(PORT = 1521)(IP = > FIRST)) > (ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = 10.12.1.120)(PORT = 1521)(IP = > FIRST)) > ) > ) > > > > If I remove the line wiht rac2-vip it will start. THe listener on the > first node starts just fine with its corresponding line. > > > > I can ping the virtual ip to and from each node. I tried deleting the > service and then starting the listener. Made no difference. Here is the > error message. This doesnt have it, but usually there is something about > listener error 1060 also: > > > > C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>lsnrctl start listener_rac2 > > LSNRCTL for 32-bit Windows: Version 22.214.171.124.0 - Production on 16-DEC-2007 > 15:48 > :10 > > Copyright (c) 1991, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved. > > Starting tnslsnr: please wait... > > TNSLSNR for 32-bit Windows: Version 126.96.36.199.0 - Production > System parameter file is > C:\app\Administrator\product\11.1.0\db_1\network\admin\ > listener.ora > Log messages written to > c:\app\administrator\diag\tnslsnr\rac2\listener_rac2\ale > rt\log.xml > Listening on: > (DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=ipc)(PIPENAME=\\.\pipe\EXTPROC1521 > ipc))) > Error listening on: > (DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP)(HOST=rac2-vip)(PORT=152 > 1)(IP=FIRST))) > TNS-12545: Connect failed because target host or object does not exist > TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error > TNS-00515: Connect failed because target host or object does not exist > 32-bit Windows Error: 49: Unknown error > > Listener failed to start. See the error message(s) above... > > > Ill keep working, but does anyone have ideas? Thanks... > -- > Andrew W. Kerber > > 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.' > -- Andrew W. Kerber 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'