ORA-15018 diskgroup can not be created, ORA-15030 it is in use by another diskgroup

(Doc ID 332497.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to
Linux x86


1) You are unable create a new ASM Diskgroup using an old diskgroup name due to the next errors:


ORA-15018  diskgroup can not be created

ORA-15030 diskgroup namedgrp1 is in use by another diskgroup



2) The ASM metadata associated with that diskgroup still resides in the raw devices.


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