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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 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.Symptoms

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

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


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