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2457531 - Error “ORA-01804: failure to initialize timezone information” while restore from backup after homogeneous system copy


SWPM shows below error in Phase 16 ("Adapt database schema") of a homogeneous System Copy with Backup/Restore method:


ora_sql_results.log shows below error:

     37    dbms_output.put_line('using following Parameters: ');
     38    dbms_output.put_line('.');
     39    dbms_output.put_line('.  Oracle Version:                     '||:sVersion);
     40    dbms_output.put_line('.  Parametervalue os_authent_prefix:   '||:sPrefix);
     41    dbms_output.put_line('.  Schema Id:                          '||:sSchemaId);
     42    dbms_output.put_line('.  Database User (Schema):             '||:sSchema);
     43    dbms_output.put_line('.  SAP R/3 Administrator:              '||:sR3user);
     44    dbms_output.put_line('.  SAP R/3 Serviceuser:                '||:sSvcuser);
     45    dbms_output.put_line('.  ASM Parameter:                      '||:sIsASM);
     46    dbms_output.put_line('.  Create SAPUSER env:                 '||:sIsSapuser);
     47    if :bONNT = 1 then
     48    dbms_output.put_line('.  Domain/Host:                        '||:sDomain);
     49  end if;
     50     dbms_output.put_line('.');
     51  end;
     52  end;
     53  /
    ERROR at line 1:
    ORA-01804: failure to initialize timezone information



  • Oracle RDBMS Release and above
  • SAP Release independent


SAP NetWeaver all versions


ORA-01804, Timezone problem, Restore backup. , KBA , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , Problem

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