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RAC on Windows: Grid Infrastructure Installation Fails Due to Digital Sign For ACFS Driver (Doc ID 2576598.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


When installing Grid Infrastructure on Windows 2016, OUI fails by "[INS-32123] Execution of 'GI Install' script failed on nodes". And Windows Operating System returns following messages.


A digitally signed driver is required

Windows blocked the installation of a digitally unsigned driver.
Uninstall the program or device that uses the driver and check
the publisher's website for a digitally signed version of the driver.


roothas_<date>_<time>.log inside <ORACLE_BASE>/crsdata/<node name>/crsconfig have following messages:

>ACFS-9999: acfsinstall: CLSU-00107: operating system function: OpenService; failed with error data: 1060; at (location: OS_1)

>acfsinstall: CLSU-00101: operating system error message: The specified service does not exist as an installed service.
>acfsinstall: ACFS-09420: The driver is not currently installed on this node.
>acfsinstall: ACFS-09411: CreateService succeeded.
>acfsinstall: CLSU-00107: operating system function: StartDriver; failed with error data: 1068; at (location: SD_1)
>acfsinstall: CLSU-00101: operating system error message: The dependency service or group failed to start.
>acfsinstall: ACFS-09419: StartService failed.
>acfsinstall: ACFS-09401: Failed to install the driver.

>ACFS-9340: failed to install ACFS driver.
>ACFS-9345: Unable to create directory: '<PATH>'.
>ACFS-9429: Failed to install ADVM/ACFS files.
>ACFS-9310: ADVM/ACFS installation failed.
>ACFS-9178: Return code = USM_FAIL
>ACFS-9177: Return from 'install'
>ACFS-9176: Entering 'acroot ex'
>ACFS-9178: Return code = 1
>ACFS-9177: Return from 'acroot ex'
>End Command output
2019-06-20 17:06:06: <GRID_HOME>\bin\acfsroot.bat install -t2 ... failed
2019-06-20 17:06:06: USM driver install status is 0
2019-06-20 17:06:06: Executing cmd: <GRID_HOME>\bin\clsecho.exe -p has -f clsrsc -m 196
2019-06-20 17:06:06: Executing cmd: <GRID_HOME>\grid\bin\clsecho.exe -p has -f clsrsc -m 196
2019-06-20 17:06:06: Command output:
> CLSRSC-196: ACFS driver install actions failed
>End Command output




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