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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 11.2.0.3 [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***

Symptoms

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[1]=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 */

Changes

A CISCO firewall exists between server and client.

Cause

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