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Ora-01031: Insufficient Privileges Using Sys/Password@TNS As Sysdba (Doc ID 1293372.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 02-Oct-2012***

Symptoms

When attempting to connect remotely as sysdba an ORA-1031 error is encountered:




STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Configure the Password file
2. Check that the local connection works fine : sqlplus sys/manager as sysdba
3. run sqlplus sys/manager@TNS as sysdba

Cause

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