11.2.0.3 ASMCA Returns Pre Upgrade Error"Oracle Grid Infrastructure Is Not Configured Properly

(Doc ID 1466043.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.2.0.3 version, STORAGE

When attempting to upgrade from 10.2 to 11.2,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Oracle Grid Infrastructure is not configured properly. ASMCA needs Oracle Grid Infrastructure to configure ASM."
ASMCA logfile indicates that ASMCA "Failed to execute command. Command = [/grid/oracle/product/11.2.0/srvm/admin/getcrsh
ome] env = null error = []


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Have an existing 10.2 RAC installation.
2. Attempt to upgrade to 11.2.0.3
3. Experience the error.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot upgrade from 10.2 to 11.2.0.3.

Changes

 Upgrade from 10.2 to 11.2.0.3

Cause

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