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RMAN connect to Auxiliary Fails With ORA-01031: INSUFFICIENT PRIVILEGES (Doc ID 1076656.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-July-2015***

Symptoms

Connecting to an auxiliary instance via RMAN fails with ORA-01031 errors. The same is seen when properly testing a connection via SQL*Plus to the auxiliary instance.

RMAN-04006: ERROR FROM AUXILIARY DATABASE: ORA-01031: INSUFFICIENT PRIVILEGES

Changes

You may have tried to add the connecting user to the password file but that has failed:




also shows the ORA-1031 error.

(connecting in two steps to the auxiliary is not a valid test).

Cause

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