ASM Configuration On Solaris 10 Zone

(Doc ID 1477969.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

***Checked for relevance on 21-Jan-2014***


On : version, STORAGE

When attempting to startup a cloned ASM instance in Solaris Zones,
the following error occurs.

ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters
ORA-29701: unable to connect to Cluster Synchronization Service

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create one zone and setup Oracle with ASM. Running Fine.
2. Clone the first zone to another zone.
3. Change the required parameters in cloned zone.
4. Bring up the ASM instance on cloned zone

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot bring up ASM in zone.


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