Error ORA-01031 When Refresh Materialized View (Doc ID 1496817.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On production database 11.2.0.2 version when attempting to refresh the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Cannot refresh materialized view group:

ORA-12048: error encountered while refreshing materialized view "USER"."CM_RESOURCEMETA"
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 2566
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SNAPSHOT", line 2779
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_IREFRESH", line 685
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_REFRESH", line 195

Changes

When refreshing a MV with XML type  columns and the MV log is in another schema, if the "insufficient privileges" error is encountered, it's probably due to this bug.

Cause

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