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EJB Applications Return NULL When Accessing a Database Proxy User (Doc ID 793213.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


J2EE Application is accessing Oracle Database Server  via a connection obtained from a proxy data source.
Fom this application, the  SQL query  select sys_context('userenv','proxy_user') from dual  returns NULL value.
However, the expected value is 'proxy_user' as the proxy data source/connection pool is configured with the "proxy_user" user.

Here is the output of the test program:


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