DBCA Fails With ORA-3114 While Enabling Database Vault (Doc ID 1294021.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database Vault - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 04-Jun-2013

Symptoms


While enabling Database Vault with DBCA the following errors are encountered :


Preparing to Configure Database
DBCA_PROGRESS : 2%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 5%
DBCA_PROGRESS : 28%
Adding Oracle Database Vault
DBCA_PROGRESS : 29%
ORA-03114: not connected to ORACLE



The same ORA-3114 error can be seen when running the DBCA GUI.

$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/dbca/<ORACLE_SID>/trace.log file  shows:


...
[Thread-37] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.074 CET ] [BasicStep.configureSettings:304] messageHandler being set=null
[Thread-37] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.195 CET ] [StepContext.getATempTablespace:631] Connected to the database
[Thread-37] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.320 CET ] [SQLEngine.setSpool:1945] old Spool = null
[Thread-37] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.321 CET ] [SQLEngine.setSpool:1946] Setting Spool = /oracle/S36/cfgtoollogs/dbca/S36/datavault.log
[Thread-37] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.321 CET ] [SQLEngine.setSpool:1947] Is spool appendable? --> true
[Thread-37] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.322 CET ] [DataVaultOptionStep.executeImpl:138] calling catmac dvownername :SECADMIN
[Thread-37] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.322 CET ] [DataVaultOptionStep.executeImpl:139] calling catmac getDVAcctMgrName() :SECACCTMGR
[Thread-35] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.447 CET ] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:430] oracle.sysman.assistants.util.UIMessageHandler@60dc4c81:messageHandler
[Thread-35] [ 2011-02-08 15:27:14.448 CET ] [BasicStep.handleNonIgnorableError:431] ORA-03114: not connected to ORACLE
...

Cause

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