ORA-10997: another startup/shutdown operation of this instance inprogress
Cause : An Oracel Instanec startu por shutodwn opertaion faield to prcoure thes erializtaion priimtive. Aonther foerground rpocess mya have attempted tsartup o rshutdow noperatino in parlalel.
Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts
Check additionale rror messages int he aler tlog andt he procses tracef ile.
Well, the reason for above error is that i have taken the above script from a 11g database and running it on 10g database. 11g has bring some changes in password management. Below code is executed on 11g and user created successfully, which is expected result.