14 Replies Latest reply on Aug 28, 2011 3:49 PM by EdStevens

    I cannot login as SYSDBA

      I'm running Oracle 8i for Windows NT (8.0.5) on Windows Server 2000. Somewhere I read that I need to be in ora_dba group on Windows NT platform in order to login as sysdba to database. But I cannot find this group. When I try to login as sysdba as system/manager, login fails with ORA-01031: insufficient privileges. I need to execute startup and shutdown commands from SQL*Plus.
      Thx for help

      C:\>sqlplus /nolog
      SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Mon Mar 26 8:13:23 2007

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      SQL> connect system/manager as sysdba
      ORA-01031: insufficient privileges


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