ORA-00942 when adding an RMAN Recovery Catalog target to Grid Control (Doc ID 344800.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2013

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2.0 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Sep-2012***

Symptoms

Trying to Add a Recovery Catalog target to Enterprise Manager, 10g, Grid Control, Release 2, Production, version 10.2.0.1.0 fails after specifying the Host and Database credentials on the Add Recovery Catalog: Credentials page with the error:

Validation Error:
Examine and correct the following errors, then retry the operation:
Error - java.sql.SQLException: ORA-00942: table or view does not exist

emoms.log shows:

2005-12-19 11:03:58,685 [EMUI_11_03_57_/console/database/rec/catalogItem] ERROR em.jobs
verifyRcvcatTargetConnection.3711 - RmanObject verifyRcvcatTargetConnection() SQLException
errorCode: 942

Cause

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