Grid Infrastructure 12.1.0.2: ORA-01565: Unable To open Spfile (Doc ID 1970979.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Newly created database using dbca, seeing the following in database alert.log frequently:

Wed Nov 19 10:00:40 2014
ORA-01565: Unable to open Spfile +DATA/eaipprd/spfileeaipprd.ora.
Wed Nov 19 10:00:40 2014
ORA-01565: Unable to open Spfile +DATA/eaipprd/spfileeaipprd.ora.
Wed Nov 19 10:00:41 2014

The spfile doesn't exist, the spfile in the OCR for the database is correct:

  

Cause

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