11.2.0.3 Scheduled Job Fails with ORA-27486: Insufficient Privileges (Doc ID 1385773.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 02-Nov-2016***

Symptoms

The automatic schedule for the job works well for 11.2.0.2 and lower versions but in this case, affects database 11.2.0.3 version.

When schedule a job with Scheduler, the job fails with
ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job "SOEBATCH"."TRACK_PARAM_CHANGES"
ORA-27486: insufficient privileges

A manual run of the job using dbms_scheduler.run_job works without a problem.
Also a scheduled run of the job works when only the default job class is assigned to this job.

Cause

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