Upgrade to 11.2 via DBUA fails on ASMCA error on a database with no RAC or ASM (Doc ID 1078388.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Database Upgrade Assistant - Version: 11.2.0.0 to 11.2.0.0 - Release: 11.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are migrating a database to 11.2 using DBUA. This is a non-RAC database and ASM is not being used. The following error occurs:
"The database is using ASM as storage. Before you upgrade database, you need to upgrade ASM using Automatic Storage Management Configuration Assistant (ASMCA) from grid infrastructure home. Starting 11gR2, ASM should be running from grid infrastructure home."

Cause

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