[INS-30508] Invalid ASM disks (ASM on NAS zero-padded files)

(Doc ID 2370513.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

12.2 Grid Infrastructure Install

8.1.8 Creating Files on a NAS Device for Use with Oracle Automatic Storage Management

Created 5 5GB zero-padded files on NAS mount per documentation:

Install proceeded to fail with the following errors:
ERROR
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[FATAL] [INS-30508] Invalid ASM disks.
  CAUSE: The disks [/u02/NAS/disk2, /u02/NAS/disk1, /u02/NAS/disk4, /u02/NAS/disk3, /u02/NAS/disk5] were not valid.
  ACTION: Please choose or enter valid ASM disks.
[FATAL] [INS-30515] Insufficient space available in the selected disks.
  CAUSE: Insufficient space available in the selected Disks. At least, 8 MB of free space is required.
  ACTION: Choose additional disks such that the total size should be at least 8 MB.

Changes

 None

Cause

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