"Failed to create voting files on disk group" when replacing voting disk (Doc ID 1588674.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Restoring OCR & Vote disk  to a new disk group, OCR restore went fine but during vote disk  restore  is failing as below( diskgroup +NRML is Normal redundancy with 2 failgroups by default )

 

crsctl replace votedisk +NRML

Failed to create voting files on disk group NRML

Change to configuration failed, but was successfully rolled back.

CRS-4000: Command Replace failed, or completed with errors.

 

 

Changes

 The disk group containing the OCR and voting disk had issues. The disk group was recreated  with normal redundancy having 2 fail groups .

OCR restore completed successfully

But while doing:-

crsctl replace votedisk <+NRML> is failing with above error.

Cause

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