ASM fail to start with error ORA-48189 and Permission denied message (Doc ID 1993233.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While starting cluster from the node, below message logged in clusterware alert.log

2015-03-20 15:05:53.252 [ORAAGENT(31078)]CRS-5017: The resource action "ora.asm start" encountered the following error:
2015-03-20 15:05:53.252+ORA-48189: OS command to create directory failed
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 2
. For details refer to "(:CLSN00107:)" in "/apps/oracle/diag/crs/rachost1/crs/trace/ohasd_oraagent_grid.trc".

Manual startup of ASM results below error

SYS@+ASM1 > startup;
ORA-48189: OS command to create directory failed
Linux-x86_64 Error: 13: Permission denied
Additional information: 2

 

Cause

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