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Connecting AS SYSDBA results in "Connected to idle instance", yet the database is OPEN (Doc ID 728895.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


-- Problem Statement:
On 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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