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Errors ORA-01034 and ORA-27101 when connecting to Empower 1154 - WKB4877

Article number: 4877

SYMPTOMS

  • The following Oracle errors occur when logging in to Empower:
    • ORA-01034: ORACLE not available
    • ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist
  • When logging in to SQL*Plus as sys, the following message appears:
    • "connected to an idle instance"
  • Incorrect date and time received from OS

ENVIRONMENT

  • Windows XP
  • Empower 1154

CAUSE

  • The date set in the operating system is a day in 1980.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  • Changed the date and time in the operating system to the current date and time and rebooted the computer.
  • This error was likely due to the OS date being before the database was created.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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