Connecting as SYS/passwd@ AS SYSDBA To A Database In NOMOUNT Status Fails With ORA-01031
(Doc ID 438138.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Checked for relevance on 10-APR-2013
Solaris Operating System (SPARC) (64-bit)
With an Oracle 10.2.0.3 database on Sun SPARC Solaris 64-bit, which is started NOMOUNT the following error occurs:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
By contrast, the following commands DO connect successfully:
Under these circumstances, when issuing CREATE PFILE FROM SPFILE, the following messages are also generated:
SVR4 Error: 25: Inappropriate ioctl for device
Additional information: 46
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