DBCA Does Not Delete Files On ASM When Deleting RAC Database
(Doc ID 1558004.1)
Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
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You are deleting a RAC database using DBCA. The GUI gives impression of successful delete of the database.
DBCA log shows
The data files for database with DB_NAME "RACDGDUP" could not be determined because the database could not be started. Do you want to delete the database anyway
ORA-1031: insufficient privileges
ORA-01586: database must be mounted EXCLUSIVE and not open for this operation
You see the files exist using ASMCMD.
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