ORA-3135 with Recovery Catalog Creation Across the Network (Firewall included)
(Doc ID 805088.1)
Last updated on APRIL 13, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.1.0 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-DEC-2012***
The following case might occur:
- Target database on local server
- Recovery catalog on remote server
You can connect to catalog from local server using both RMAN and SQL*Plus.
However, when trying to create the recovery catalog an "ORA-03135 connection lost contact " error is generated.
The output generated by SQL*Net tracing (SUPPORT level) for such a session / failure, might show:
where nt=32 is Operating System Dependent(OSD) error code.
OSD error is Err#32 Broken pipe. This OSD error is also defined in errno.h:
* #define EPIPE 32 /* Broken pipe */
A CISCO firewall exists between server and client.
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