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AFD: ASM Filter Driver Commands Not Working During Environment Setup (Doc ID 2648601.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.3.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempt to 'label' disks fail. Using commands like: "asmcmd afd_label DATA1 /dev/nvme1n1p1 --init" always returns "No devices to be labeled." Commands like asmcmd afd_configure/asmcmd afd_state return nothing.

Unable to label devices even after adding entries to /etc/afd.conf and /etc/oracleafd.conf. This applies to both Oracle Restart and RAC.

 

Changes

 

Cause

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