RDBPROD: RDB-E-UNAVAILABLE when Using Remote Access (Doc ID 1350330.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

In SQL you establish a remote database access by specifying a node name in the attach string:

SQL> ATTACH ' FILENAME node"user password"::dev:[dir]database ';

This connect may fail with:

%SQL-F-ERRATTDEC, Error attaching to database node"user pasword"::dev:[dir]database
-RDB-E-UNAVAILABLE, Oracle Rdb is not available on your system
-RDB-I-TEXT, %LIB-E-ACTIMAGE, error activating image
DEV:[SYS0.SYSCOMMON.][SYSLIB]RDMSHR.EXE;, -RMS-E-FNF, file not found

although Rdb is up and running on the remote node.

Cause

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