Orapwd Password File Creation In ASM Fails (Doc ID 1593549.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.0.1 version, Database Security

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

ERROR
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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


STEPS
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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.

Cause

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