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ASMCMD-9456: password file should be located on an ASM disk group, When Copying Password File to Filesystem. (Doc ID 2575530.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Customer is trying to copy asm/database password file located on ASM diskgroup to local location. Usually to create standby database or other purposes.

 

For Database.

ASMCMD> pwget --dbuniquename <DBNAME>
+<DISKGROUP_NAME>/<DBNAME>/PASSWORD/orapw<DBNAME>

ASMCMD > pwcopy --dbuniquename <DB_NAME> +<DISKGROUP_NAME>/<DBNAME>/PASSWORD/orapw<DBNAME> /tmp/orapw<DBNAME>
ASMCMD-9456: password file should be located on an ASM disk group

For ASM

ASMCMD> pwget --asm
+<DISKGROUP_NAME>/orapwasm
ASMCMD> pwcopy --asm +<DISKGROUP_NAME>/orapwasm /tmp/orapwasm
ASMCMD-9456: password file should be located on an ASM disk group

 

Cause

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