RDBPROD: RDBSERVER Decnet Object Defined with RDB$REMOTE User ID
Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
When making remote connections to Rdb V7.2, there is confusion as to what login.com file should be used on the remote server.
Typically, the RDBSERVER process is used for remote connections, however, after installing Rdb 7.2 on an Itanium or Alpha, RDBSERVER is using USER ID: RDB$REMOTE even though the installation guide states it will be using RDB$REMOTE72.
In some instances this account (RDB$REMOTE) does not exist, nor does its login file.
NCP> SHOW OBJECT RDBSERVER
Object Volatile Summary as of 20-SEP-2007 12:43:02
Object Number File/PID User Id
RDBSERVER 35 RDBSERVER.COM RDB$REMOTE
New Rdb installation on Itanium or Alpha platforms
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