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ASM Disk State DROPPING (Doc ID 2932033.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2023

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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You are in the middle of ASM disk migration from one storage unit to a new storage unit.

You add the new disks and drop the old ones from asm and remove from OS.

The customer  tried to add 3 new disks and after rebalance remove 3 old disks

We see the rebalance operation is completed and 2 disks are ready to be dropped but one disk state still showing as DROPPING.


Customer is performing a change of storage.


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