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Cannot Alter User XS$NULL (Doc ID 1325766.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When you try to alter user XS$NULL (for example to switch to another profile or to unlock it) you get the following error:

on release 11gR2


You upgraded to 11gR2 or subsequently, when upgrading to 12c ou get another error.


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