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RMAN Commands Return: RMAN-03002 RMAN-12001 RMAN-10008 RMAN-10003 ORA-01017 (Doc ID 390395.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database 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.


A RMAN command such as "delete" results in errors like these:

RMAN retention policy will be applied to the command
RMAN retention policy is set to redundancy 1
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-03002: failure of delete command at 09/05/2006 17:26:51
RMAN-12001: could not open channel ORA_DISK_1
RMAN-10008: could not create channel context
RMAN-10003: unable to connect to target database
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied



Modification or addition of the persistent configuration parameter for connecting to the target database. 


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