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Default ASM Disk Discovery Path (diskstring) by Platform (Doc ID 1389618.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document will address the default disk discovery path by platform and when it is required that asm_diskstring be specifically set.


This document is intended to clarify the default discovery path for disks by platform and to define when it is required that the asm_diskstring parameter be explicitly set.


This document is intended for DBAs or System Administrators that are configuring ASM for use by a database on any platform.


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