Monthly Archives: February 2014

SYSBACKUP travails, part II

The SYSBACKUP connectivity problems described in the previous post are caused by unpublished bug 15828768. There is a way to connect, using SYSBACKUP privilege:   RMAN> connect target ‘system@local as sysbackup’ target database Password: connected to target database: ORA12C (DBID=214280212, … Continue reading

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Quirks with the SYSBACKUP privilege in 12c

Oracle 12c has a great new privilege, tailor made for the paranoid oracle DBA guys like me. However, there are still some quirks: SYSBACKUP privilege doesn’t work over Oracle*Net. If the authentication method is SID based local authentication, all is … Continue reading

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