RMAN-00554 RMAN-04005 ORA-01031 Errors

Today a coworker ask about the next error when He was configuring a Rman backup;

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-01031: insufficient privileges

The core problem is the ORA-01031: insufficient privileges to perform the backup. Check the next items, it must solve the problem in the majority of cases;


i) Verify the password file exits. You can query the password file contain by the next query;



ii) check if remote_login_passworfile is set to EXCLUSIVE if not you can set by the next command;

 alter system set remote_login_passwordfile = EXCLUSIVE scope=both;



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