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2207082 - Maximum number of DB_FILES exceeded during installation or system copy

Symptom

During a new IDES system installation or during the system copy of an existing system the Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) ends with an error in step createTablespaces.
The details below can be seen in the sapinst_dev.log file:

ERROR      2015-03-11 13:42:04.523 (root/sapinst) [CSiStepExecute.cpp:1187] id=controller.stepExecuted errno=FCO-00011
The step createTablespaces with step key |NW_ABAP_DB|ind|ind|ind|ind|0|0|NW_CreateDBandLoad|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdbandload|0|NW_CreateDB|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdb|0|NW_OraDBCheck|ind|ind|ind|ind|ora|0|NW_OraDBMain|
ind|ind|ind|ind|main|0|NW_OraDBStd|ind|ind|ind|ind|std|0|NW_OraTablespace2|ind|ind|ind|ind|tablespace|0|createTablespaces was executed with status ERROR ( Last error reported by the step: SQL statement or script failed.
DIAGNOSIS: Error message: ORA-00059: maximum number of DB_FILES exceeded

 
Disconnected from Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, Real Application Clusters, Automatic Storage Management, OLAP,
Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
. SOLUTION: For more information, see ora_sql_results.log and the Oracle documentation.).

The ora_sql_results.log file may show details as follows or similar to:

ALTER TABLESPACE PSAPSR3 ADD DATAFILE '<data_file_name>' SIZE 2000M REUSE AUTOEXTEND ON NEXT 20M MAXSIZE 10000M
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00059: maximum number of DB_FILES exceeded


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Environment

  • Any OS
  • Any Software Provisioning Manager release
  • Oracle Database (any release)

Keywords

Datafile size, maxsize, autoextent, data load, import, sapinst, init file, configuration, differences between source and target settings , KBA , BC-INS , Installation Tools (SAP Note 1669327) , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , BC-INS-MIG , OS/DB Migrations with SWPM and DB refresh , BC-INS-NT , SAP Netweaver based Solutions on Windows , BC-INS-UNX , Installation Unix , Problem

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