ORA-29701: unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service

Problem
——
Error on starting ASM from SQLPLUS or ASMCMD

SQL> startup;
ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
ORA-29701: unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service
SQL> exit
Disconnected

Solution
——–

As Grid User

$ crsctl start res ora.cssd
CRS-2672: Attempting to start ‘ora.cssd’ on ‘prmdb’
CRS-2672: Attempting to start ‘ora.diskmon’ on ‘prmdb’
CRS-2676: Start of ‘ora.diskmon’ on ‘prmdb’ succeeded

$ asmcmd
Connected to an idle instance.
ASMCMD> startup
ORA-00099: warning: no parameter file specified for ASM instance

ASM instance started

Total System Global Area 317333504 bytes
Fixed Size 2221120 bytes
Variable Size 289946560 bytes
ASM Cache 25165824 bytes
ORA-15110: no diskgroups mounted

$ sqlplus “/as sysasm”

SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.3.0 Production on Thu Nov 15 12:53:09 2012

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Connected to:
Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.3.0 – 64bit Production
With the Automatic Storage Management option

SQL> select name,state from v$asm_diskgroup;

NAME STATE
—————————— ———–
DATA MOUNTED

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2 thoughts on “ORA-29701: unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service

  1. ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
    ORA-29701: unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service
    in 11g adding local config is not working
    can anybody help[ me to solve this

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