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 MAY 07, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database Appliance - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The 73GB drives are EOL'd, and will be replaced by either 200GB drives.


The 73GB drives are EOL'd, and will be replaced by either one of the following 200GB drives:

7309938 HGST HUSMM1640ASS200 [HSCAC2DA6SUN200G] (200GB - 2.5" Solid State SAS Disk)
7350582 HGST HUSMH4020ASS210 [HBCAC2DH6SUN200G] (200GB - 2.5" Solid State SAS Disk)


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

For example:




The 73GB drives are EOL'd for ODA, and can no longer be ordered.  Logistics/TSC should order a 200GB drive pn 7309938 or 7350582, to replace the 73GB drive.

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


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