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Re: connecting to RMAN in 9i

From: Tom Gerhard <tgerhard60_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 10 Jul 2004 17:05:51 -0700
Message-ID: <d7ff879c.0407101605.2a6dacd9@posting.google.com>


Daniel Morgan <damorgan_at_x.washington.edu> wrote in message news:<1089412553.857914_at_yasure>...
> Tom Gerhard wrote:
>
> > I am having trouble connecting to RMAN in 9i.
> >
> > I can start RMAN just fine (I get the RMAN prompt). However, when I
> > try to connect to the target database using "connect target /", I get
> > an ORA-12450 error message stating that RMAN is not connected to the
> > database.
> >
> > Then I tried specifying my database name using "connect target /
> > jordan". I double-checked that the global database name and SID is
> > "jordan". I still received an error, this time stating it did not
> > recognize the identifier "jordan".
> >
> > I exitted RMAN and attempted to connect from the Run window in XP by
> > typing "rman target / jordan". This time the RMAN window openned and
> > closed in a microsecond.
> >
> > I have a feeling this is a boneheaded newbie problem and I'm just
> > getting the syntax wrong, although I've checked several books and
> > online resources.
> >
> > Any help will be greatly appreciated.
>
> I am at a bit of a loss here. What is it that you expect:
>
> connect target / jordan
>
> to do? From my experience I'd be looking for:
>
> connect target <userid>/<password>@<database_link_name>
> or
> connect target <userid>/<password>@<database_link_name> NOCATALOG
>
> Daniel Morgan

Daniel,

Thanks for your help. connect target sys/sys_default_at_jordan connected me just fine.

Thanks again. Received on Sat Jul 10 2004 - 19:05:51 CDT

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