How to Start ASM Instance if it Fails With ORA-01078
Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-May-2013***
***Checked for relevance on 21-Oct-2014***
Starting ASM instance fails with the below errors. One cause for this can be a corrupted ASM spfile.
ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
ORA-29701: unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service
Purpose of this document is to reconstruct a valid (s)pfile in order to start ASM instance.
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