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Backup with VSS Fails by VSS-00011 When Oracle Home User Is Virtual Account (Doc ID 2792741.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 28, 2021

Applies to:

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


Backup with VSS fails by VSS-00011 when Oracle Home User is Virtual Account.

Event Viewer (application log)

VSS-00011: Connection to database instance <Instance> failed.  

Cause : The user account in which the Oracle VSS Writer Service is running  does not have the DBA privileges to log in to the Oracle instance.  

Action : Run the Oracle VSS Writer Service in a user account that can connect to the Oracle instance with DBA privileges.  

Additional info:

Oracle VSS writer version Beta
Error at line : 4223
Failure on Identify event




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