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Startup Fails With "ORA-1031: Insufficient Privileges" After Creating Windows Service With Wrong Init.ora (Doc ID 2338081.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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


The Oracle Windows service was recreated using ORADIM.


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