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Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) in silent mode fails with INS-30508 (Doc ID 987393.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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New Oracle Restart (single instance) installation of 11gR2 ( on Linux.

Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) does not recognize ASM disks during the grid infrastructure installation.

When OUI is run in silent mode, the process terminates with the following error:
[FATAL] [INS-30508] Invalid ASM disks.
CAUSE: The disks [ORCL:VOL1, ORCL:VOL2, ORCL:VOL3, ORCL:VOL4] were not valid.
ACTION: Please choose or enter valid ASM disks.

In interactive mode, the candidate disks are not listed.


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