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Login with RMAN immediately fails with ORA-04031, ORA-06508 (Doc ID 1990582.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
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.


$ rman target /

ORACLE error from target database:
ORA-04031: unable to allocate x bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","DBMS_RCVMAN","PL/SQL MPCODE","BAMIMA: Bam Buffer")
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called: "SYS.DBMS_RCVMAN"
RMAN-00571: ==================================================
RMAN-00569: =========== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ==========
RMAN-00571: ==================================================
RMAN-00554: initialization of internal recovery manager package failed
RMAN-06429: TARGET database is not compatible with this version of RMAN


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