OS AUDIT ERROR IN ASM AND ORA-09925 in RDBMS (Doc ID 1921650.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 1] The following error message is reported in ASM alert.log

OS Audit file could not be created; failing after x retries           


2] The following similar message is visible in RDBMS alert.log

Additional information: 9925
ORA-01122: database file 5 failed verification check
ORA-01110: data file 5: '+DATA/asmdb/datafile/rcts.343.849109407'
ORA-01565: error in identifying file '+DATA/asmdb/datafile/rcts.343.849109407'
ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +DATA/asmdb/datafile/rcts.343.849109407
ORA-15055: unable to connect to ASM instance
ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 9925
NOTE: deferred map free for map id 180
WARNING: ASM communication error: op 18 state 0x40 (9925)
ERROR: slave communication error with ASM
NOTE: Deferred communication with ASM instance
Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/asmdb/ASMDB/trace/ASMDB_pmon_3692.trc:
ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 9925
WARNING: ASM communication error: op 0 state 0x0 (15055)
ERROR: direct connection failure with ASM



3]  Logging in ASM instance produces the following error.

$ sqlplus / as sysasm

ERROR:
ORA-09925: Unable to create audit trail file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 9925
ORA-01075: you are currently logged on



4] Filesystem for GRID home shows enough space

# df -h

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/host_root
                     9.7G  1.8G  7.5G  19% /
/dev/mapper/host_var
                     4.9G  923M  3.7G  20% /var
/dev/mapper/host_usr
                     4.9G  3.4G  1.3G  74% /usr
/dev/mapper/host_crs_oracle
                      54G   23G   28G  46% /crs/oracle                     <<<<<<<<<------------ GRID HOME filesystem

 

Cause

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