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Exadata: ASM diskgroup scrubbing does not repair corrupt blocks (Doc ID 2212910.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The new ASM diskgroup scrubbing feature introduced in 12c, fail to repair corrupt blocks in Exadata environment, the same may work fine in a non Exadata environment. The ASM alert log reports the corrupt block is found and scrubbed, but the block does not get repaired.






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