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Seeded Database Account Called DIP was Accidentally Dropped. What is the Impact on the Database? What is the Purpose for DIP DB Account / DIP Schema, and How to Recreate it? (Doc ID 1987705.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 9.0.4 to 11.1.1 [Release 10gR1 to 11g]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Oracle Internet Directory (OID) component is not being used in the system.

There is an Oracle predefined / seeded account called DIP in each database (DB) that was accidentally dropped using the drop user command, which dropped the DIP userID (drop user DIP cascade;).

Is there any impact on the database?

And if wanting to recreate the account back (as Oracle suggests not to delete/drop any predefined account), what is the proper process to do so?


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