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unable to startup 12c RAC database, can't open spfile in ASM

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I'm testing 12cRAC database on RHEL5 and need your help to troubleshoot and fix the following issue  -

DBCA fails at the end of the configuration to create and startup new RAC database with the following errors


ORA-01078: failure in processing system parameters

ORA-01565: error in identifying file '+DATA/TDB1/spfileTDB1.ora'

ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +DATA/TDB1/spfileTDB1.ora

ORA-15056: additional error message

ORA-17503: ksfdopn:2 Failed to open file +DATA/TDB1/spfiletdb1.ora

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied


I also tried executing script (which was created by DBCA) to create the new DB  manually and got the same results - it happens during first attempt to start it up using SPFILE after new DB was successfully created (it was started up using pfile)


Clusterware with ASM install was successful, binaries were also installed without issues,

cluster seems healthy, I see correct files within ASM using asmcmd etc ..

got stuck here and need some directions ... very confused by ORA-01017 password error

wonder if anyone had same or similar issues ?


Thank you !


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