ORA-29780: Unable to set ASM_DISKSTRTING at ASM level (Doc ID 2166201.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 While trying to set asm_diskstring on up and running node ,it was failing with below error,

SQL> alter system set asm_diskstring='/dev/oracleasm/disks/*' scope=spfile sid='*';
alter system set asm_diskstring='/dev/oracleasm/disks/*' scope=spfile sid='*'
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-29780: unable to connect to GPnP daemon [CLSGPNP_ERR]

 

Cause

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