Database on Windows Fails To Connect To ASM instance. ORA-01031: insufficient privileges (Doc ID 1678517.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

C:\Windows\system32>set local=cimp

C:\Windows\system32>sqlplus / as sysdba

SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.2.0 Production on Wed May 21 16:12:26 2014

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Connected to an idle instance.

SQL> startup
ORA-00099: warning: no parameter file specified for ASM instance
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
SQL>

Cause

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