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RMAN-554 RMAN-4005 PLS-201 RMAN-4015 when Connecting to Target Database (Doc ID 97294.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.0.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You are attempting to connect to the target database in RMAN and
are receiving a "PLS-00201: identifier 'xxx...' must be declared"

target database Password:


RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: ========== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ========
RMAN-00571: ===============================================
RMAN-00554: initialization of internal recovery manager package failed
RMAN-04005: error from target database: ORA-06550: line 1, column 7:
PLS-00201: identifier 'DBMS_BACKUP_RESTORE.SET_CHARSET' must be declared
ORA-06550: line 1, column 7:
PL/SQL: Statement ignored
RMAN-04015: error setting target database character set to US7ASCII

Also, if you log into the target database as the user SYS and issue:

SQL> select *
         from dba_objects
         where object_name like '%DBMS_BACKUP_RESTORE%';

you get 0 rows returned or the status is INVALID



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