ORA-01031 With Alter System Set Event '47998 trace name context forever, level 12'; (Doc ID 1513553.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to set the Database Vault trace using the event 47998 with a user(dvowner) with DV_OWNER role, it fails with the error ORA-01031

sqlplus dvowner

SQL>ALTER SYSTEM SET EVENTS '47998 trace name context forever, level 12';
ALTER SYSTEM SET EVENTS '47998 trace name context forever, level 12'
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges


Cause

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