DBCA Database Creation Fails With Error PRCR-1154 Due to Wrong Ownership/Permission

(Doc ID 2165706.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2018

Applies to:

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


While using DBCA to create a new RAC database the following error is seen on the command line:

  PRCR-1154 : Failed to create file output stream with file name: $ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/dbca/trace.log_DBHome_2016-07-25_08-37-22-AM
  Couldn't get lock for $ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/dbca/trace.log_DBHome_2016-07-25_08-37-22-AM
  Connection to <host_name> closed.

Also, a window for Database Configuration Assistant pops up with the following error:

  ORA-48189: OS Command to create directory failed



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