RMAN connect to Auxiliary Fails With ORA-01031: INSUFFICIENT PRIVILEGES
(Doc ID 1076656.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 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
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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
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).
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