DBCA Create Database Fails With Custom Template (Doc ID 2177051.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DBCA Fails when creating a database using a custom template with no absolute error message.  The DBCA Trace file (located under $ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/dbca/<db name>) shows the failure to be during the CreateDatabaseFiles step:

 The CreateDBFiles.log is completely empty

Cause

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