ASMCA ( ASM Configuration Assistant) is a GUI utility provided by grid, to manage ASM instances and diskgroups like , create diskgroup, adding disk/diskgroup, dropping disk/diskgroup,
mount/dismount diskgroup etc.
-- set variable to grid home and asm instance export ORACLE_SID=+ASM1 export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/184.108.40.206/grid12c export PATH=$ORACLE_HOME/bin:$PATH -- Invoke asmca asmca
Click on Create:
Mention the disk group name, redundancy and select the candidate disks that to be used for the disk group.
Select SHOW ELIGIBLE, to list the free candidates only.
Diskgroup created successfully.
Now adding /dropping disks from a diskgroup: