ORA-15001 ORA-15077: 11.2 Database not Opening in 12.1 Grid Infrastructure

(Doc ID 2175694.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Can not create a 11.2 database in 12.1.0.2 Grid Infrastructure environment:

[Thread-165] [ 2016-08-24 13:45:53.765 EDT ] [CloneRmanRestoreStep.executeImpl:387] Generate restore datafiles script
[Thread-194] [ 2016-08-24 13:45:53.832 EDT ] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:430] oracle.sysman.assistants.util.UIMessageHandler@5e6e3fe4:messageHandler
[Thread-194] [ 2016-08-24 13:45:53.833 EDT ] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:431] ORA-19624: operation failed, retry possible
ORA-19870: error while restoring backup piece /u01/app/oracle/product/12.2.0.4/db/assistants/dbca/templates/Seed_Database.dfb
ORA-19504: failed to create file "+DG_EF_ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWX"
ORA-17502: ksfdcre:4 Failed to create file +DG_EF_ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWX
ORA-15001: diskgroup "DG_EF_ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWX" does not exist or is not mounted
ORA-15077: could not locate ASM instance serving a required diskgroup
ORA-06512: at "SYS.X$DBMS_BACKUP_RESTORE", line 5940
ORA-06512: at line 20

 

Or after upgraded GI from 11.2 to 12.1.0.2, 11.2 database is not opening anymore:

ALTER DATABASE MOUNT
This instance was first to mount
ORA-00210: cannot open the specified control file
ORA-00202: control file: '+ASM_PCMASTC_REDO_TIER2_DG1/pcmastt/controlfile/current.260.890269689'
ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +ASM_PCMASTC_REDO_TIER2_DG1/pcmastt/controlfile/current.260.890269689
ORA-15001: diskgroup "ASM_PCMASTC_REDO_TIER2_DG1" does not exist or is not mounted
ORA-15077: could not locate ASM instance serving a required diskgroup
ORA-205 signalled during: ALTER DATABASE MOUNT...

 

 

Cause

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