srvctl remove asm

Removes the Oracle ASM resource from Oracle Clusterware management.


To manage Oracle ASM on Oracle Database 12c installations, use the SRVCTL binary in the Oracle Grid Infrastructure home for a cluster (Grid home). If you have Oracle RAC or Oracle Database installed, then you cannot use the SRVCTL binary in the database home to manage Oracle ASM.

Syntax and Parameters

Use the srvctl remove asm command with the following syntax:

srvctl remove asm [-proxy] [-force]

Table A-122 srvctl remove asm Parameters

Parameter Description

Specifies whether the Oracle ASM instance to remove is a proxy instance.


Forcefully removes an Oracle ASM resource (ignores any dependencies)


An example of this command is:

$ srvctl remove asm -force