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Start Stop Cluster 10g 11g

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Hi All,

In 10g

stop cluster in local node

option 1. crsctl stop crs





option 2. srvctl stop instance

             srvctl stop asm

             srvctl stop nodeapps

             srvctl stop crs


same with starting the resources


option 1. crsctl start crs




option 2. srvctl start nodeapps

             srvctl start asm

             srvctl start instance

             crsctl start crs


is there any difference if i stop all resources in a go or if i stop using second option lot of options all work but slight doubt which of these are oracle





And in 11g since OCR and Voting disk on ASM


./crsctl stop cluster -all --- to stop everything in all nodes  or

crsctl stop cluster -n node1 or 

./crsctl stop has on single node


option 2 - I am not aware of option 2


can any one enlighten me on these...





  • 1. Re: Start Stop Cluster 10g 11g
    Ed Rudans Explorer
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    There is a difference.

    1. when you do srvctl stop instance/asm, the instance will be stopped using default option ie SHUTDOWN IMMEDIATE

    2. when you do crsctl stop crs/cluster, the database and asm instances will be stopped by SHUTDOWN ABORT!


    So the correct order is when you do planned maintenance is to stop db/asm manually using srvctl


    Just check the alertlog which option is used when in you environment to see by yourself.



    Ed Rudans

  • 2. Re: Start Stop Cluster 10g 11g
    CowTown_dba Newbie
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    Hello! I hope my experience will be helpful.


    In order to get a graceful shutdown of the databases in my cluster, I first stop the databases using the srvctl stop database command. Once the database has been shutdown properly, and is shown to be in OFFLINE state, then I use "crsctl stop cluster" command to stop the other cluster processes. Finally, I use "crsctl stop crs" command to shutdown High Availability services. I issue the "crsctl" commands on each individual cluster node, because I am not a big fan of the "-all" option to shut things down.


    I hope this helps you!


    Thanks and Best Wishes,