ORA-29760: instance_number parameter not specified Tagged: g. This topic contains 2 replies, has 0 voices, and was last updated by daniesh 10 years, 2 months ago. Author Posts 30 July, 2009 at 11:05 pm #1890 danieshParticipant Hi I have installed ASM on the cluster. its a 2 node cluter. i have installed pfile locally. i am not able to start asm instance using pfile. startup pfile=/u01/app/admin/+ASM/pfile/init+ASM.ora ORA-29760: instance_number parameter not specified. but i have mentioned the above parameter in my pfile. you can find below my pfile parameter setting. instance_type=asm +ASM1.instance_name=+ASM1 +ASM2.instance_name=+ASM2 +ASM1.instance_number=1 +ASM2.instance_number=2 I dont know where i am going wrong. please help me on this. Thanks, 31 July, 2009 at 9:28 am #2060 Amit BansalKeymaster Daniesh, I think you need to have pfile name as “init+ASM1.ora” -Amit 31 July, 2009 at 10:26 am #2061 Saurabh SoodMember Hi, Try to put the following parameters in this pfile: *.cluster_database=true *.cluster_database_instances=2 *.instance_type=asm Regards, Saurabh Sood Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.