ORA-439 When Trying to Use DBMS_RLS (Doc ID 117058.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.0.6.0 to 11.2.0.1 - Release: 8.0.6 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 13-Sep-2010

Symptoms

When trying to use the DBMS_RLS package to enable 'fine-grained access control' feature you receive the following error:

Error: ORA-439
Text: feature not enabled: %s
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Cause: The specified feature is not enabled.
Action: Do not attempt to use this feature.

Cause

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