ALTER DISKGROUP DROP DISK FAILS WITH ORA-15071 ASM DISK IS ALREADY BEING DROPPED (Doc ID 1066335.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 10.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Single instance or cluster environment with storage in ASM.

Attempting to drop disk(s) from the Grid Control or from sqlplus, connected to ASM instance, with:

ALTER DISKGROUP <DG NAME> DROP DISK '<DISK NAME>';


Getting the following errors:

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-15032: not all alterations performed
ORA-15071: ASM disk "<DISK NAME>" is already being dropped

Cause

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