Backup Job Fails with Unable To Connect To the Database With SQLPlus

(Doc ID 2386290.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 13.1.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Backup job fails with the following error:



Unable to connect to the database with SQLPlus, either because the database is down or due to an environmental issue such as an incorrectly specified Oracle Home.
If the database is up, check the database target monitoring properties and verify that the Oracle Home value is correct.


Cause

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