Cannot Alter User XS$NULL
Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When you try to alter user XS$NULL (for example to switch to another profile or to unlock it) you get the following error:
on release 11gR2
alter user xs$null profile default
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
on release 12c:
You upgraded to 11gR2 or subsequently, when upgrading to 12c ou get another error.
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