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EM12c: "Oracle Home does not exist" Error Converting Standalone Database to Cluster Database in Exadata VM (Doc ID 2067442.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2019

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Exadata - Version 12.1.0.5.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

12c EM Cloud Control running against an Exadata Virtualized Rack target.

There is a single instance database running on vm node <EXADATA_DB_DOM_U_VM1> that needs to be converted to a Real Applications Cluster (RAC) database running on vm nodes <EXADATA_DB_DOM_U_VM1> and <EXADATA_DB_DOM_U_VM2>.

Convert single instance database to RAC process in EM12c is failing with the following popup error:

Oracle Home location "/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.4/dbhome_1" does not exist on target "<EXADATA_DB_DOM_U_VM1>.<DOMAINNAME>"

 

The home obviously does exist as the single instance database is currently up and running.

 

Testing the underlying rconfig utility on vm host dbadm01vm01, a different error is generated - from the rconfig log file:

 

Cause

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