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ORA-942 or ORA-1031 Creating Views Based on Data Dictionary Objects (Doc ID 100076.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.5 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Generic UNIX
Checked for relevance on 05-Sep-2010


When creating a view based on a data dictionary view you receive one of these errors:

ORA-00942 "table or view does not exist"
ORA-01031 "insufficient privileges"




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