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OCI DBS Shape Change fail with DCS-10001:Internal error encountered: Unable to update Db params (Doc ID 2652021.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


OCI DBS Shape Change failed in UI Console showing message similar to below  :

Update DB System Shape operation failed due to an unknown error.
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Shape change is stuck in "progress" in UI Console

dbcli describe-job -i <job_id> will show :
DCS-10001:Internal error encountered: Unable to update Db params

DCS logs will show :
ORA-32001: write to SPFILE requested but no SPFILE is in use

It can fail or be stuck for both pre or post action

DBCLI will show following error :


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