The Failure Of The ALTER DATABASE Statement Is Not Audited (Doc ID 1580959.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1.When a user with ALTER DATABASE system privilege performs an "ALTER DATABASE" operation,an audit record gets generated.

2.However,when a user without the above privilege performs the same "ALTER DATABASE" statement,an audit record is not  get generated for failure(ORA-1031).

Cause

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