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Adding Standalone Database to Cluster Resource, Error ORA-00205, O/S-Error: (OS 5) Access is denied. (Doc ID 1941956.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Fail Safe - Version 4.1 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)



o Microsoft Windows 2012
o Oracle database
o Failsafe

o Issue is when adding a standalone database to the resource group, up to the stage of moving the database to the other node, instance is created.

    It failed with his error, and the operation rollback.


ORA-00205: error in identifying control file, check alert log for more info


o This is a fresh install of Oracle 12c database and failsafe.

o The owner of the Oracle softwares are owned by a local user - "homeowner"

o User for the failsafe operation is domain user, for example, "\example\cluseruser"

o Softwares are installed in local drive X:

   The shared disks for the database is drives: F: and G:, database pfile is located on F:

o Validation cluster is fine

o VAlidation of standalone database is fine


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