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ORA-32000: write to SPFILE requested but SPFILE is not modifiable on 12c RAC Environment for ASM spfile (Doc ID 2127698.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 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
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Modification of ASM spfile fails with below error.

SQL> alter system set processes=500 sid='*' scope=spfile;
alter system set processes=500 sid='*' scope=spfile
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-32000: write to SPFILE requested but SPFILE is not modifiable

 

Changes

 Issue likely happening after patching.

Cause

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