RMAN ACTIVE DUPLICATION GETS ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

(Doc ID 1538346.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This is one possible solution when troubleshooting errors from active duplication using RMAN.


 RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00554: initialization of internal recovery manager package failed
RMAN-04005: error from target database:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied


 Recreate the target/auxiliary passwordfiles

  % orapwd file=orapwSID1 password=<password> entries=10 force=y


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