Troubleshooting ODA Create Database Failures: Examples: Deploy failing at Step 20 create database; oakcli create database errors; Oakcli or DBCA fails when adding another database (Doc ID 1520607.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Appliance Kit - Version 2.2.0.0 to 2.6.0.0 [Release 2.2 to 2.6]
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
ODA
Deploy
GridInst.pl
Oracle database appliance

Symptoms

SCENARIO #1  - during patching / upgrade

oakcli deploy for p12978712_24000_Linux-x86-64 fails at 76% on step 20. dbupdates-DBNAME.sh
further examination of dbupdates-DBNAME.sh shows that SID is set to null and and the installer cannot connect to the instance.
Have tried specifying the dbname in both upper and lower case with the same results

SCENARIO #2

oakcli create database works on Node #1 but fails on Node #2

 

 

Cause

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