11gR2 Rerun command in configToolFailedCommands Failed (Doc ID 1191814.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

11gR2 new Grid Infrastructure installation. Experienced issue with root.sh. After the issue is fixed and deconfig is done to clean up and rerun root.sh. It completes successfully. Now rerun the command in $GI_HOME/cfgtoollogs/configToolFailedCommands, it fails with:

/opt/grid/oui/bin/runConfig.sh ORACLE_HOME=/opt/grid MODE=perform ACTION=configure RERUN=false $*
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...
The plug-in Automatic Storage Management Configuration Assistant is running

The plug-in Automatic Storage Management Configuration Assistant has failed its perform method


The log file under $GI_HOME/inventory/ContentsXML/ConfigXML/oracle.assistants.asm.11_2_0_1_0.CFM.6.inst.xml, it shows:

<ins:Action id="configuration" status="PERFORMED_FAILED" >
  <ins:ActionStep status="PERFORMED_FAILED" index="0" priority="0" >
    <ins:InternalInvocation status="PERFORMED_FAILED" javaClass="oracle.install.config.crs.ASMCAInternalPlugIn" isActive="true" >
     <exception>oracle.sysman.emCfg.common.CfwExceptionUninitializedParameter: {Parameter:S_ASMPASSWORD in {Aggregate:oracle.assistants.asm:11.2.0.1.0:common}}: parameter value has never been set and no default is present.</exception>
       <ins:Argument>/opt/grid/bin/asmca ASMCA -silent -postConfigureASM -oui_internal -sysAsmPassword ${S_ASMPASSWORD} -asmMonitorPassword ${S_ASMMONITORPASSWORD}</ins:Argument>
     </ins:InternalInvocation>
    </ins:ActionStep>
  </ins:Action>
</ins:AggregateInstance>


This problem could also happen for upgrade from pre 11gR2 to 11gR2 Grid Infrastructure.

Cause

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