After Enable DNFS (oradism), Database Instance Hangs during the Startup Phase Using ZFSSA Storage

(Doc ID 1916917.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


1) After enable DNFS on RAC or Standalone databases, the database instances hang during the startup waiting on “Direct NFS: please check that oradism is setuid” as reported in the database alert.log.

2) This is a DNFS configuration using NFS ZFSSA shares for the database files and RDBMS Oracle Home (binaries).

3) DNFS was enabled as described in the following document:

=)> How To Setup DNFS (Direct NFS) On Oracle Release 11.2 (Doc ID 1452614.1)


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