VMS: Problems Creating A Database Using Scripts From DBCA 10gR1 (Doc ID 361205.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.3 to 10.1.0.3 [Release 10.1]
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 25-Jun-2013***

Symptoms

The following errors are encountered when trying to create a database using scripts produced by DBCA.

The CREATE DATABASE command fails with :

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01092: ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced

The foreground trace file relating to the Oracle session contains output similar to the following:

ORA-01501: CREATE DATABASE failed 
ORA-01990: error opening password file 
'DISK$DEDICATED:[V10103.dbs]orapwK10103.'
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status
DEC ALPHA VMS Error: 2: no such file or directory
Additional information: 3

A subsequent problem will be encountered during the STARTUP NOMOUNT stage:

ORA-1031 "insufficient privileges"

Cause

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