Error :: ORA-15001, ORA-15064 ORA-15316 while Upgrading the Database in a Standalone ASM

(Doc ID 2392095.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2018

Applies to:

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


Experienced "ORA-15001: diskgroup "OEM_DATA" does not exist or is not mounted"  and "ORA-15316: Previous client instance orcl:orcl:ASM has not fully exited" while upgrading the database in a standalone ASM environment.

Observed below in the database alert log :


ORA-00210: cannot open the specified control file
ORA-00202: control file: '+OEM_DATA/ORCL/CONTROLFILE/current.296.872416169'
ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +OEM_DATA/ORCL/CONTROLFILE/current.296.872416169
ORA-15001: diskgroup "OEM_DATA" does not exist or is not mounted                           <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
ORA-15064: communication failure with ASM instance
ORA-15316: Previous client instance orcl:orcl:ASM has not fully exited.   <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<  


 Upgrading the database from to


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