Ora-01031 When Startup Nomount Pfile= On Windows Platform With Oracle RDBMS and GRID (Doc ID 1466737.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016

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

On : 11.2.0.3 version, Database Security

When attempting to start the database in nomount mode
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ora-01031

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Install RDBMS 11.2.0.1. on MS windows 2008R2
2. create the service
3. sqlplus / as sysdba
startup nomount pfile=...

Cause

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