DROP USER fails with ORA-942 pointing to spatial object (Doc ID 1229415.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Spatial - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Jan-2013***

Symptoms

After upgrading a database or otherwise running scripts that modify the data dictionary, a DROP USER command fails with an ORA-942 error.  A subsequent review of a trace on the attempt which points to Spatial object, such as SDO_MAPS_TABLE, which is present in the database.

Cause

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