Create Shard Failed with ORA-03710 and ORA-06512

(Doc ID 2143694.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Create Shard failed with below error,

 

GDSCTL>create shard -shardgroup primary_shardgroup -destination che -osaccount oracle -ospassword oracle
GSM-45029: SQL error
ORA-03710: directory does not exist or is not writeable at destination: $ORACLE_BASE/oradata
ORA-06512: at "GSMADMIN_INTERNAL.DBMS_GSM_POOLADMIN", line 6920
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 86
ORA-06512: at "GSMADMIN_INTERNAL.DBMS_GSM_POOLADMIN", line 4730
ORA-06512: at line 1

and

GSM-45029: SQL error
ORA-03710: directory does not exist or is not writeable at destination: $ORACLE_BASE/fast_recovery_area
ORA-06512: at "GSMADMIN_INTERNAL.DBMS_GSM_POOLADMIN", line 6920
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 86
ORA-06512: at "GSMADMIN_INTERNAL.DBMS_GSM_POOLADMIN", line 4755
ORA-06512: at line 1

Cause

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