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Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) reports ORA-12547 creating a new database on Linux (Doc ID 404075.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Generic Linux
New database creation
Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)
Linux Operating System - not limited to a particular distribution


You are using the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA) to create a new database on a Linux platform.
Having proceeded through all screens and completed the required input, you click the 'Finish' button, then the 'OK' button at the Confirmation screen, but immediately receive a dialogue box containing the following error message:


The asynchronous I/O library (libaio) may never have been installed on the system, or the asynchronous I/O library may have been installed on the system previously, but has since been removed.


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