ASM UPGRADE to 11.2 WITH ASMCA FAILED ON ORA-1507 (Doc ID 971500.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.1.0 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

CRS and ASM upgrade to 11.2 from 2 node RAC 10.2.0.4.
The ASM upgrade with ASMCA failed on ORA-1507: database not mounted

ASMCA was not able to verify the existing 10g ASM instances.

[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:09.813 CDT ] [OracleHome.getVersion:896] Homeinfo
/app001/oracle/10204/software,2
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.823 CDT ] [OracleHome.getVersion:922]
OracleHome.server.getVersion Version: 10.2.0.4.0
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.824 CDT ] [OracleHome.getVersion:943] Current
Version From Inventory: 10.2.0.4.0
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.825 CDT ] [OracleHome.getVersion:948] using
sqlplus: /app001/oracle/10204/software/bin/sqlplus
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.825 CDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logInfo:141] Role SYSDBA
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.826 CDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logInfo:141] OS Auth
true
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.928 CDT ] [SQLEngine.done:2148] Done called
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.930 CDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logException:171]
SEVERE:method
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstanceRac:checkAndStartupInstance
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.931 CDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logException:172]
ORA-1507: database not mounted
.
[main] [ 2009-10-29 12:49:10.932 CDT ] [UsmcaLogger.logException:173]
oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLFatalErrorException: ORA-1507:
database not mounted
.
oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLEngine.executeImpl(SQLEngine.java:1
650)
oracle.sysman.assistants.util.sqlEngine.SQLEngine.connect(SQLEngine.java:973)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstance.connectToASM(USMInstance.ja
va:548)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstance.checkAndStartupInstance(USM
Instance.java:568)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstanceRac.checkAndStartupInstance(
USMInstanceRac.java:2668)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstanceRac.discoverASMInstance(USMI
nstanceRac.java:2383)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstance.initialize(USMInstance.java
:248)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstanceRac.initialize(USMInstanceRa
c.java:275)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.backend.USMInstance.getInstance(USMInstance.jav
a:213)
oracle.sysman.assistants.usmca.service.UsmcaService.migrateASMInstance(UsmcaSe
rvice.java:204)

Tried unsetting all Oracle related environment variables. not working.
Made sure the nodes were pinned. not working.
Tried applying <>. not working.


Cause

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