28 Mayıs 2014 Çarşamba

[EN] RMAN connection error: ORA-28041: Authentication protocol internal error

$ rman target rman/xxx@db1;

Recovery Manager: Release - Production on Tue May 27 18:44:36 2014

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RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ===============
RMAN-00571: ===========================================================
RMAN-00554: initialization of internal recovery manager package failed
RMAN-04005: error from target database: 
ORA-28041: Authentication protocol internal error

We got this error after applying PSU12 to one of our production database. It was on a HP-UX Itanium 64 bit server. We applied the PSU successfully, but later we noticed that it gave some WARNINGs.
Here are the warnings;

7 Mayıs 2014 Çarşamba

[EN] ORA-19706: invalid SCN


During a select through a database link we got the following error;

===> select sysdate from dual@TARGET_DBX
select sysdate from dual@TARGET_DBX
Error at line 1
ORA-19706: invalid SCN
ORA-02063: önceki line, kaynağı TARGET_DBX Script Terminated on line 1.

Also we noticed the following message in the alert.log;

Rejected the attempt to advance SCN over limit by 8 hours worth to 0x0ca5.1y0772c8, by distributed transaction remote logon, remote DB: TARGET_DBX.WORLD.
 Client info : DB logon user USERX, machine hostx program JDBC Thin Client, and OS user app_usr1 *********************************************************************************