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Cisco Bug: CSCul74804 - LRM-00109: could not open parameter file initwcs.ora

Last Modified

Jul 07, 2015

Products (1)

  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Known Affected Releases

2.0(0.0.294)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
restoring NCS 1.1.1.24 with update 13.4 backup from PI 2.0 fails and shows the following error message.

"Failed to restore the DB. Exception: java.lang.Exception: RMAN-04017: startup error description: LRM-00109: could not open parameter file '/opt/oracle/base/product/11.2.0/dbhome_1/dbs/initwcs.ora'
Please cleanup using command ("NCS run reset db") and retry restore."

Conditions:
restoring NCS 1.1 backup from newly installed PI 2.0.

initwcs.ora and spfilewcs.ora files's permissions and owners are indicated as following.

ade # ls -lahr dbs/
-rw-rw-rw-  1 root   gadmin 3.5K Nov 13 05:49 spfilewcs.ora   
-rw-rw-rw-  1 root   gadmin 1.3K Nov 13 05:49 initwcs.ora  

the expected file permission and owners are as below.

ade # ls -lart
-rw-rw----  1 oracle xmpdba     3584 Nov 17 18:04 spfilewcs.ora
-rwxrwxrwx  1 oracle xmpdba     1302 Nov 17 19:30 initwcs.ora
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