Orapwd Password File Creation In ASM Fails

(Doc ID 1593549.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016

Applies to:

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


On : version, Database Security

When attempting to run dbca to create a RAC db, when dbca run orapwd
the following error occurs.

OPW-00010: Could not create the password file.
ORA-15056: additional error message
ORA-15173: entry 'MYLAB' does not exist in directory '/'
ORA-06512: at line 4

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Install GRID 12C

2. Install RDBMS 12C

3. run Dbca to create a RAC DB.


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