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

Last Modified

Jul 07, 2015

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  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure

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Description (partial)

restoring NCS 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."

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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