DBCA Fails With ORA-01031 When Adding An Instance To a RAC Database (Doc ID 1904919.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DBCA fails to add the instance to database with the following symptoms:

$ORACLE_BASE/cfgtoollogs/dbca/trace.log:


[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:19:47.882 EDT ] [DatabaseListPage.onCreatePage:283]  Printing label Specify a user with SYSDBA system privilege
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:19:47.882 EDT ] [DatabaseListPage.onCreatePage:296]  Getting username and password
..
..
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.054 EDT ] [HADatabaseUtils.getDefaultListenerConnectString:2316]  inside getDefaultListenerConnectString : ConnectString : vip-ers15026:1521:testdb1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.054 EDT ] [DatabaseListPage.validate:758]  setting connect service vip-ers15026:1521:testdb1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.055 EDT ] [DatabaseListPage.validate:764]  DatabaseListPage: localInstanceName=testdb1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.055 EDT ] [Verifier.validateCredentials:469]  Verifier: service = vip-ers15026:1521:testdb1
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.055 EDT ] [Verifier.validateCredentials:470]  Verifier: bRemote = true
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.056 EDT ] [Verifier.validateCredentials:471]  Verifier: err after calling getUserNameError function  = null
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.056 EDT ] [Verifier.validateCredentials:481]  Verifier: err after calling getPswdError function = null
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.056 EDT ] [Verifier.validateCredentials:494]  Verifier: err after calling getServiceError function = null
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.096 EDT ] [Verifier.validateCredentials:529]  ORA-01031: insufficient privileges                       <<<<<<<<<<<<

[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.143 EDT ] [DatabaseListDataSource.getColumnCount:143]  DatabaseListDataSource->getColumnCount: Start of function
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.143 EDT ] [DatabaseListDataSource.getColumnCount:143]  DatabaseListDataSource->getColumnCount: Start of function
[AWT-EventQueue-0] [ 2014-06-30 12:22:59.144 EDT ] [DatabaseListDataSource.getColumnCount:143]  DatabaseListDataSource->getColumnCount: Start of function

 

Cause

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