How To Lock/Unlock a Schema Account and Which Privileges are Required
(Doc ID 1073750.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 11.2]
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.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Dec-2011***
User accounts can be created in lock mode for security reasons
A user account can become locked over time due if
- the user fails to provide the correct password after [x] number of attempts
- the account hasn't been used for [x] days
This article describes the command and privileges needed to lock or unlock a schema account.
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