Unable To Create Database Using ASM ORA-15055 (Doc ID 332046.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked Currency on 18-Oct-2014


Symptoms

You are unable to create an Oracle Database 10g on ASM due to the next errors:

CREATE DATABASE "ekbkprd1"
ORA-01501: CREATE DATABASE failed
ORA-00200: controlfile could not be created
ORA-00202: controlfile: '+DG1_NR/ekbkprd1/control/ekbkprd1_control.ctl'
ORA-17502: ksfdcre:4 Failed to create file
+DG1_NR/ekbkprd1/control/ekbkprd1_control.ctl
ORA-15001: diskgroup "DG1_NR" does not exist or is not mounted
ORA-15055: unable to connect to ASM instance

Cause

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