DBCA Getting Error ORA-27047 Due to 4K Sector Disks (Doc ID 2097255.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

Installing Oracle 11.2.0.4 using DBCA on Windows 2012.Getting error ORA-27047.

ORA-27047: unable to read the header block of file
OSD-04006: ReadFile() failure, unable to read from file
O/S-Error: (OS 87) The parameter is incorrect.

 This is not a problem on a Windows 2012 non data center server.

Changes

 None

Cause

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