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After ODA Deployment on 12.2 Unable To Create Database Appliance ORA-15030: diskgroup name ".." "is in use by another diskgroup" ; 'FAIL TO DISCOVER DISK GROUPS' ; ORA-15018 "diskgroup cannot be created" ; (Doc ID 2435314.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance Software - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
INS-30516, INS-30530, deployment failure at step 16,

Symptoms

1) Unable to create the Oracle Database Appliance while on or upgrading to 12.2.1.x due to a diskgroup already existing /discovered.

 
 A separate unique problem seen for many of the same HW types and 12.2 ODA versions is the following



2) If adding disks such as one or more 5-pack to X7-2 HA or the X6-2 HA.

# odaadmcli show disk
       NAME         PATH         TYPE         STATE       STATE_DETAILS

Changes

1. Redeploying an ODA with at least one prior installation of 12.2.1.x
- Meaning: upgrading or deploying from 12.2.1.x to 12.2.1.x

2. Adding expansion disk packs to ODA HA versions of the X7-2 or X6-2.

         

Cause

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