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 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN User fails to establish remote connection to 12c Database

$ rman target rman_user/`tellme system`@PROD

Recovery Manager: Release 12.1.0.2.0 - 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

Changes

RMAN user has been granted SYSBACKUP privilege:

SQL> grant SYSBACKUP to rman_user;

Cause

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