Connecting AS SYSDBA results in "Connected to idle instance", yet the database is OPEN
(Doc ID 728895.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
-- Problem Statement:
On 10.2.0.1 in Production:
When attempting to connect AS SYSDBA to an open Oracle database,
the following message is received:
Connected to an idle instance.
However, the database was indeed up, running, and open.
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