Installing CRS on Windows 2008 Fails When Checking OCFS and Orafence Driver's Signatures

(Doc ID 762193.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 (AMD64/EM64T)


Installing Oracle 10g Clusterware on Windows 2008 64-Bit gives an error during the prerequisite checks that the Ocfs and Orafence Driver's signatures are expired on Win 2k8:


Checking the InstallActions.log, you will also see the following warning: 

INFO: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
INFO: Checking CheckOcfsDriverValidity 
 This is a pre-requisite check to ensure that ocfs and orafence driver's signatures are not expired.
INFO: Commad used for VerifySignature.exe is C:\Users\haclu\AppData\Local\Temp\OraInstall2009-01-26_01-02-15AM\bin\win64\VerifySignature.exe C:\Users\haclu\AppData\Local\Temp\OraInstall2009-01-26_01-02-15AM\ext\jlib\ocfs.sys.w2k864
INFO: output from binary executable is FALSE
INFO: Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Failed <<<<

INFO: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

INFO: Checking CheckOcfsDriverValidity 
This is a pre-requisite check to ensure that ocfs and orafence driver's signatures are not expired. 
INFO: Commad used for VerifySignature.exe is 
INFO: output from binary executable is FALSE 
INFO: Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Failed


Signatures expired for OCFS.SYS and Orafencedrv.sys as of Jan 16, 2009.  


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