ASMCA Gets Ora-15020 when using non-default disk paths
Last updated on JULY 05, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 19-May-2013***
ASMCA is not able to use disk paths other than /dev/raw/* when configuring ASM and create diskgroups at initial setup for single instance environment.
RAC environment did not have this issue.
Also, diskgroup creation with any disk paths works at the command line once the ASM instance is configured.
ASMCA would fail with ORA-15020 errors while there was no duplicate disk path found.
Sample errors in ASMCA log are
[main] [ 2010-03-29 10:44:27.953 CDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logException:172]
ORA-15018: diskgroup cannot be created
ORA-15020: discovered duplicate ASM disk "OCRVDG_0000"
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