ORA-28014: Cannot Drop Administrative Users (Doc ID 1566042.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to drop an user in a multitenant database the following error is seen: 

 

 

Creating users via catcon.pl and then trying to drop them directly in sqlplus results in ORA-28014.

Cause

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