Startup Fails With "ORA-1031: Insufficient Privileges" After Creating Windows Service With Wrong Init.ora

(Doc ID 2338081.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Starting an Oracle database running on Windows, as an appropriately-privileged Windows user (a member of the ORA_DBA group), fails with:

ORA-1031: insufficient privileges

Changes

The Oracle Windows service was recreated using ORADIM.

Cause

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