Unable to mount the dbfs with dbfs_client: Fail to set up database connection in OS log (Doc ID 1428743.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


Unable to mount the dbfs mount point

[oracle@dbnode2 script]$ sh mount-dbfs.sh start
mount-dbfs.sh mounting DBFS at /dbfs_direct from database dbm
ORACLE_SID is dbm2
spawning dbfs_client command using SID dbm2
Start -- OFFLINE


The OS log shows "dbfs_client[31368]: Fail to set up database connection"

OS logs
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Mar 4 05:00:51 aodpdb02 snmpd[5538]: looks like a 64bit wrap, but prev!=new
Mar 4 05:00:59 aodpdb02 dbfs_client[31368]: Fail to set up database connection.

 

Cause

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