GI root.sh fails to create ASM instance due to ORA-01017 error (Doc ID 2109710.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0. and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

GI root.sh fails, from root script log:

> ASM failed to start. Check /u01/app/grid/cfgtoollogs/asmca/asmca-160217AM062559.log for details.
>
>End Command output
2016-02-17 06:26:05: Executing cmd: /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/bin/clsecho -p has -f clsrsc -m 184
2016-02-17 06:26:05: Command output:
> CLSRSC-184: Configuration of ASM failed
>End Command output
2016-02-17 06:26:05: Executing cmd: /u01/app/12.1.0.2/grid/bin/clsecho -p has -f clsrsc -m 184
2016-02-17 06:26:05: Command output:
> CLSRSC-184: Configuration of ASM failed

>End Command output
2016-02-17 06:26:05: CLSRSC-258: Failed to configure and start ASM

 

asmcaxxx.log ==>

[main] [ 2016-02-17 07:02:04.357 GMT ] [OracleHome.getVersion:1125] Current version from sqlplus: 12.1.0.2.0
[main] [ 2016-02-17 07:02:04.357 GMT ] [UsmcaLogger.logInfo:136] Role SYSASM
[main] [ 2016-02-17 07:02:04.358 GMT ] [UsmcaLogger.logInfo:136] OS Auth false
[main] [ 2016-02-17 07:02:05.400 GMT ] [SQLEngine.done:2278] Done called
[main] [ 2016-02-17 07:02:05.401 GMT ] [USMInstance.configureLocalASM:3292] ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

 

Manually tried to logon to ASM instance as a grid user ==>

$ sqlplus / as sysasm

SQL*Plus: Release 12.1.0.2.0 Production on Wed Feb 17 20:10:17 2016

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ERROR:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

 

Changes

A fresh GI installation

Cause

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