error in configuring recovery catalog..

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error in configuring recovery catalog..

Postby rashad » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:10 am

hello everyone.. i am trying to learn how to configure recovery catalog... i ma using oracle 10g R2 and linux.. i created 2 databases using dbca..(test and rcat)..
created tablespace and user rmgr/rmgr in rcat db..granted recovery_catalog_owner role to rmgr..
now in another terminal i connectd to target database TEST through RMAN.. n gave the following command..
export oracle_sid=test
[oracle@oracle10g ~]$ rman target /

Recovery Manager: Release - Production on Wed Apr 2 16:35:34 2014

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connected to target database: ORCL (DBID=1236579095)
But it is showing as connected to orcl database....
i am sure there is some error over heree...

den gave following command
connect catalog rmgr/rmgr@rcat

i got this error..

RMAN-04004: error from recovery catalog database: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied..

please help...thanks..

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Re: error in configuring recovery catalog..

Postby Tim... » Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:18 pm


1) Have you set up your environment variables correctly. You can only connect using "target /" if the ORACLE_SID and ORACLE_HOME are set correctly. If you "echo $ORACLE_SID" I'm guessing it will say "ORCL"... :)

To fix this, use oraenv and when prompted, type the SID you want to use. It will set the path correctly using the contents of the "/etc/oratab" for the SID you've specified.

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$ . oraenv

2) I'm guessing either your username/password is not rmgr/rmgr, or the alias "rcat" in your $ORACLE_HOME/network/admin/tnsnames.ora does not point to the database you think it does. :)


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