Replacing a 73GB SSD with a 200GB SSD on an Oracle Database Appliance can give ValidationFail error when not on a supported version (Doc ID 2142448.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After replacing a 73GB SSD drive with a 200GB SSD drive, oakcli show disk is showing the disk as "ValidationFail" status.

For example:

 

 

Changes

The 73GB drives are EOL'd for ODA, and can no longer be ordered.  Logistics/TSC should order a 200GB drive pn 7309938, to replace the 73GB drive, pn 7048042 or 7011094.

If the customer is not running an OS/OAK version that does not support the 200GB drives, they will see "ValidationFail" error.

Cause

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