Alert Log Error ORA-17503 ORA-15173 After Deleting Database. (Doc ID 1900471.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ASM alert log reports error ORA-17503 ORA-15173 after deleting database.

Errors in file /app/oracle/diag/asm/+asm/+ASM1/trace/+ASM1_ora_20054280.trc:
ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +ASM_DG01/olddbname/spfileolddbname.ora
ORA-15173: entry 'olddbname' does not exist in directory '/'

OR

Errors in file /u00/app/diag/asm/+asm/+ASM/trace/+ASM_ora_10234.trc:
ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +VMX1_ORADES04_001/orades04/spfileorades04.ora
ORA-15001: diskgroup "VMX1_ORADES04_001" does not exist or is not mounted

Cause

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