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

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.5.0 to 10.2.0.5 - Release: 8.1.5 to 10.2
Generic UNIX
Checked for relevance on 05-Sep-2010

Symptoms

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"

Cause

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