12c: RMAN Remote Connection from Backup User Raises ORA-1017

(Doc ID 1997947.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2017

Applies to:

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


RMAN User fails to establish remote connection to 12c Database

$ rman target rman_user/`tellme system`@PROD

Recovery Manager: Release - Production on Tue Apr 7 09:01:15 2015

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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


RMAN user has been granted SYSBACKUP privilege:

SQL> grant SYSBACKUP to rman_user;


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