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Default listener “LISTENER” is not configured when running DBCA

Posted by Kamran Agayev A. on 6th January 2015

When running dbca to create a new database you can get the following message:

Default Listener “LISTENER” is not configured in Grid Infrastructure home. Use NetCA to configure Default Listener and rerun DBCA














Actually, there’s no need to run netca, all you need is to create a new listener as follows:

srvctl add listener

srvctl start listener


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Node names are missing from ./runInstaller output

Posted by Kamran Agayev A. on 4th January 2015

While installing Oracle Database after Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation, I was supposed to get the list of all nodes where I need to install Oracle Software (11gR2 – But instead, I got nothing


















I checked the status of the clusterware, it was up and running on both nodes:

[oracle@node1 bin]$ ./olsnodes
[oracle@node1 bin]$ ./crsctl check crs
CRS-4638: Oracle High Availability Services is online
CRS-4537: Cluster Ready Services is online
CRS-4529: Cluster Synchronization Services is online
CRS-4533: Event Manager is online


Then I checked the inventor.xml file and found out that the CRS=true is missing.

[oracle@node1 bin]$ cat /etc/oraInst.loc | grep inventory_loc

[oracle@node1 bin] cd /u01/app/oraInventory/ContentsXML/

[oracle@node1 bin] more inventory.xml

<output trimmed ————— >

<HOME NAME=”Ora11g_gridinfrahome1″ LOC=”/u01/app/product/” TYPE=”O” IDX=”1″>

</output trimmed ————->

After running the following command, I updated the inventory.xml file and node list appeared

[oracle@node1 ~]$ cd /u01/app/product/
[oracle@node1 bin]$ ./runInstaller -updateNodeList ORACLE_HOME=”/u01/app/product/” CRS=true
Starting Oracle Universal Installer…

Checking swap space: must be greater than 500 MB. Actual 3919 MB Passed
The inventory pointer is located at /etc/oraInst.loc
The inventory is located at /u01/app/oraInventory
‘UpdateNodeList’ was successful.


[oracle@node1 bin] more inventory.xml

<HOME NAME=”Ora11g_gridinfrahome1″ LOC=”/u01/app/product/” TYPE=”O” IDX=”1″ CRS=”true”>



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