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Top Issues : Encountered while Configuring ASM disks on Linux with ASMLIB (Doc ID 2245259.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 01, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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
Linux x86-64


The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the top issues that may be encountered while configuring ASM disks on Linux with ASMLIB.


This note applies to Grid Infrastructure for both Clustered and Standalone ASM environment. 


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In this Document
 Issue #1: How To Verify If A New Candidate ASM Disk Is Cluster Wide Visible ORA-15075 / ORA-15080
 Issue #2: All the asmlib disks appear in ASM's v$asm_disk view, however their HEADER_STATUS=UNKNOWN
 Issue #3: ASMLib Devices Not Discovered with Diskstring as 'ORCL:*'
 Issue #4: fails during GI installation on the first node with ORA-15303 in ASM alert.log
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