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RMAN: RMAN-4005, ORA-1017 Errors Connecting to Remote Target (Doc ID 121500.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You try to connect on RMAN with user SYS which is recorded on the target
database with the SYSDBA privilege.

You receive the following errors:

$ rman target <username>/<password>@<TNS ALIAS> catalog <rman username>/<password>

Recovery Manager: Release - Production

RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00554: initialization of internal recovery manager package failed
RMAN-04005: error from target database: ORA-01017: invalid username/password;
logon denied



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