RMAN backup gives Ora-04031 when ASMM being used (Doc ID 370540.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RMAN backup of particular target database results in error:
ORACLE error from target database:
ORA-04031: unable to allocate 36424 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","unknown object","sga
heap(1,1)","krbmror")

Script output, RMAN-error-5384956.txt, verifies issue showing error:
ORACLE error from target database:
ORA-04031: unable to allocate 36424 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","unknown object","sga
heap(1,1)","krbmror")

Cause

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