DBCA Hangs and Fails with ORA-1503 and ORA-1158 When Creating Multiple Instances with Same DB_NAME (Doc ID 2031528.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-Aug-2017***

Symptoms

On 11g RDBMS,  a single instance, INSTNAME, is already running on database server.

And when DBCA is used to add another instance, INSTNAME2, which is using different ORACLE_SID on the same server, DBCA hangs and then throws the following errors:

 

 

Cause

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