10.2 DBCA Fails With “ORA-15204: Database Version 10.2.0.3.0 Is Incompatible With Diskgroup” (ASM 11.2 Is Selected As Storage Option. (Doc ID 1373633.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1) This is a RAC database creation through DBCA (10.2.0.4.0 release).

2) Oracle RAC RDBMS is 10.2.0.4 release.

3) Oracle ASM RAC installation is 11.2.0.2 (Grid Infrastructure).

4) “General Purpose” DBCA template is being used.

5) ASM is selected as storage option for the database, the diskgroup (+DATA1) to create the database has set the COMPATIBLE.RDBMS attribute = 10.2.0.4.0:


SQL> select * from V$ASM_ATTRIBUTE;

NAME
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
VALUE
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
GROUP_NUMBER ATTRIBUTE_INDEX ATTRIBUTE_INCARNATION READ_ON SYSTEM_
------------ --------------- --------------------- ------- -------
compatible.asm
11.2.0.0.0
1 20 1 N Y

compatible.rdbms
10.2.0.4.0

1 21 1 N Y


6) But DBCA fails during the database creation with the next error (please check the DBCA Error file

Cause

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