Caveats for Data Vault Passwords when Installing or Upgrading the Database Vault Option (Doc ID 579308.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Database Vault - Version: 10.2.0.3 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When installing a new dv option in a 10.2.0.4 database, or when upgrading from 10.2.0.x, the dvca
script fails to update/upgrade the dvsys schema.
The error is:
java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01918: user 'DVSYS' does not exist

Subsequent operation also fail with various errors.
One workaround is to run:
SQL> @?/rdbms/admin/catmac.sql SYSTEM TEMP SYS_password DVSYS_password

then run again dvca with all the desired options.

Cause

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