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ORA-17502, OSD-4002 and ORA-15081 When Creating a Datafile on a ASM Diskgroup (Doc ID 369898.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 10, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit) - 244
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)Microsoft Windows (64-bit) on Intel Itanium


On windows environments were ASM is used to control the storage for the data files,  trying to create a datafile on the diskgroup, the following errors are reported:

ORA-01119: error in creating database file '+<DGNAME1>'
ORA-15045: ASM file name '+<DGNAME1>' is not in reference form
ORA-17502: ksfdcre:5 Failed to create file +<DGNAME1>
ORA-15081: failed to submit an I/O operation to a disk

This could happen creating a tablespace, adding a datafile, restoring a datafile.

The ASM instance does not report any error in the alert.log, but in the database alert.log the following errors are also reported:

ORA-15025: could not open disk '\\.\ORCLDISK<DISK #1>'
ORA-27041: unable to open file
OSD-04002: unable to open file
O/S-Error: (OS 2) The system cannot find the file specified


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