Re: sqlplus "/as sysdba" giving error

From: Subodh Deshpande <>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 06:36:09 -0800 (PST)
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Good to know your problem is about to resolve.
I would have preferred to install nebackup with different user AND WITHIN the same GROUP DBA for better managibility etc..


From: Avadhani mys <>
To: Subodh Deshpande <>
Cc: oracle-l <>
Sent: Wednesday, 24 December, 2008 18:40:08
Subject: Re: sqlplus "/as sysdba" giving error

Thanks a ton for your quick replies.
Actually the netbackup binaries were installed by storage team in path /usr/openv/netbackup and also i see they have created soft link of to /usr/openv/netbackup as shown below. 

i believe relinking oracle binaries might slove the issue.

There are 2 instances running and it was running when they have installed netbackup binaries/

bash-2.05$ ls -ltr /opt/app/oracle8i/products/817/lib/
lrwxrwxrwx   1 oracle8i dba           36 Dec 23 16:24 /opt/app/oracle8i/products/817/lib/ -> /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/

On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 5:54 PM, Subodh Deshpande <> wrote:

0) where did you installed the netbackup binaries, in the $ORACLE_HOME itself..
1) was the instance and databse running while installing netbackup
2) is the instance and database running  now
3) primafacie it seems to be just an issue of environement variable or some soft links only


From: Avadhani mys <>
To: oracle-l <>
Sent: Wednesday, 24 December, 2008 16:42:52
Subject: sqlplus "/as sysdba" giving error

Hi Guru's 

I'm facing this problem in oracle 8i Dev database running on solaris, this we are facing after installing netbackup binaries. i have to do clone by shutting down the database to validate the netbackup.

Please suggest should i kill the instance and relink of libraries would solve my problem. I checked in metalink but did not get any help.
Please help me on this

Thanks in advance.

bash-2.05$ sqlplus "/as sysdba"

SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Wed Dec 24 01:30:32 2008

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