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ASMCA Could Not Detect Running ASM Instance (Doc ID 1618041.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
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In Oracle Restart ASMCA cannot detect the running asm instance.

Although the asm instance is up and running.

$ ps -eaf | grep pmon
grid 9830 9698 0 11:03 pts/1 00:00:00 grep pmon
grid 28996 1 0 2013 ? 00:00:08 asm_pmon_+ASM

You can connect to asm instance using sqlplus as well as asmcmd.But when you start asmca it may ask to start the asm instance giving below errors


ASMCA detected an ASM instance with SID "+ASM" that is not running.
This instance needs to be running for ASMCA to configure it.
Do you want to startup the instance now?


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