ORA-12631 SQLPLUS / AS SYSDBA
(Doc ID 1421456.1)
Last updated on MARCH 07, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Fail Safe - Version 3.4.1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 11.2]
Advanced Networking Option - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Failsafe 3.4.1 setup with database 18.104.22.168, the database can not be started in the Failsafe environment, its status always shows "Failed" and OS event log shows:
ORA-1031 insufficient privileges
Testing sqlplus / as sysdba from command prompt:
1. with sqlnet.ora content:
sqlplus / as sysdba get ORA-1031 insufficient privileges
2. with sqlnet.ora content:
sqlplus / as sysdba get ORA-12631 Username retrieval failed
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