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Backup attempt with SMO or SCO fails accessing the Oracle database with ORA-01034 and ORA-27101

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Applies to

  • SnapManager for Oracle (SMO)
  • SnapCenter Plug-in for Oracle (SCO)


A backup run from an SMO profile or on an SCO resource group fails with the following error messages, while trying to access the Oracle database:

ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
Linux-x86_64 Error: 2: No such file or directory


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