Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 10-APR-2013
While trying to connect to a database running on Windows using "/ as sysdba" from an OS session started as a domain user the following error occurs:
SQL*Plus: Release 10.2.0.4.0 - Production on M Mar 8 17:22:36 2010
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ORA-1031: Insufficient privileges.
The domain user is a direct member of the local ORA_DBA group. If the Oracle Service is started as a domain user and not as Local System Account then the OS authentication will work for any user.
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