OpenVMS: Instance startup fails with ORA-7274 spdcr: access error, access to oracle denied (Doc ID 390870.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.2 to 9.2.0.8 [Release 9.2]
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 31-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

With job_queue_processes > 0, instance startup fails with ora-7274 error and VMS ERROR: 2.

The alert log shows:

 

8-SEP-2006 13:47:34.28:
Errors in file $1$DGA112:[ORA92.ADMIN.S2.BDUMP]ALPHA4_S2_BG_PMON_002.TRC
;:
ORA-07274: spdcr: access error, access to oracle denied.
DEC ALPHA VMS Error: 2: no such file or directory
PMON: terminating instance due to error 7274
Instance terminated by PMON, pid = 20c062cc

Changes

The customer added their own group level definition for the OpenVMS logical ORA_COMMON. 

Cause

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