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Troubleshooting DROP USER HANGS / ORA-01940 Issues. (Doc ID 1291804.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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.

Goal

Information in this document applies to any platform.

This article discusses the DROP USER hung (hanging) scenario and DROP USER reporting ORA-01940. Also, the method to diagnose and troubleshoot such issues.

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