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Start of OracleVssWriter<SID> Fails with System Error 5 (Doc ID 2540660.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Start of OracleVssWriter<SID> fails with system error 5.
The following errors remains in the event viewer.

Application log

Information    2/12/2019 6:57:25 AM    Oracle.VSSWriter.<SID>    4112    (255)    "VSS-04112: Oracle VSS writer service for database instance <SID> stopped.

Additional info :
Oracle VSS writer version 12.1.0.0.0 Beta."
Information    2/12/2019 6:57:25 AM    Oracle.VSSWriter.<SID>    4111    (255)    "VSS-04111: Oracle VSS writer service for database instance <SID> started.

Additional info :
Oracle VSS writer version 12.1.0.0.0 Beta."
Error    2/12/2019 6:57:25 AM    VSS    8213    None    Volume Shadow Copy Service error: The process that hosts the writer with name Oracle VSS Writer - <SID> and ID {<ID>} does not run under a user with sufficient access rights. Consider running this process under a local account which is either Local System, Administrator, Network Service, or Local Service.

Operation:
   Initializing Writer

Context:
   Writer Class Id: {<ID>}
   Writer Name: Oracle VSS Writer - <SID>
   Writer Instance Name: <SID>

System log

Error    2/12/2019 6:57:25 AM    Service Control Manager    7023    None    "The OracleVssWriter<SID> service terminated with the following error:
General access denied error"
Information    2/12/2019 6:57:25 AM    Service Control Manager    7036    None    The OracleVssWriter<SID> service entered the stopped state.

Changes

Install RDBMS using virtual account and create database.

Cause

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