Drop Diskgroup Reports ORA-15039 ORA-15073 When it is Mounted on RAC nodes (Doc ID 1551895.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 12cBETA1 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 You are trying to drop a diskgroup from all RAC nodes.  You issue the following command and receive an error:

SQL> drop diskgroup DATA force including contents;
drop diskgroup DATA force including contents
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-15039: diskgroup not dropped
ORA-15073: diskgroup DATA is mounted by another ASM instance

Solution

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