ora -01033

Hey I am getting ora -01033: oracle initialization or shutdown in progress. How do I resolve this issue. I really appreciate your help. Thanks in advance
hussainkhan22Asked:
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Error message should be self explanatory.

The database either isn't up/open or is in the process of being shut down.

Check the alert log to see which one is accurate and correct the issue.

jaiminpsoniCommented:
If you have waited for long enough and if this is not a production server, restarting a physical box where DB server is installed should help.

But if this is a production server, this is not receommended.
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hussainkhan22Author Commented:
If it is a production box than what should I do. I really appreciate your help. thanks in advance
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Make sure the database is up and running.  If it isn't, check the alert log.

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jaiminpsoniCommented:
Login through enterprise manager console as Sys user and you will see alerts on the landing page itself.

You need to have the console service running. OracleDBConsole<ServiceName>.

Go to start menu->Programs-->Oracle Home--> "Database Control - <Servicename>"

This should help you with it...

Let me know if you need more details.

Thanks,
Jaimin Soni

PS: This is inline with what slightwv has suggested, but its theough UI.
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