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Connecting As sysdba Using orapwd File Fails And Querying The File Gives ORA-27037 (Doc ID 2341097.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

Trying to connect user sys as sysdba fails.  This problem may have started after upgrading a RAC database to 12.2.0.1.

oracle user has the correct membership of the groups from file $ORACLE_HOME/rs/lib/config.[cs]

Oracle binary on has the correct permissions.

There is no password file on ASM for this database

Querying the gv$pwfile_users table fails with ORA-27037:

 

Cause

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