Revoke Unlimited Tablespace From a role Raise ORA-01952 in version 11.2.0.4 (Doc ID 1596639.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When you try to revoke the privilege UNLIMITED TABLESPACE from a role you will get the error:

SQL> revoke unlimited tablespace from dba;
revoke unlimited tablespace from dba
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01952: system privileges not granted to 'DBA'


SQL>

 

It is as if the privilege UNLIMITED TABLESPACE was not granted to any role, however you can verify that some roles have this privilege by running the following query:


For this issue to exist in 11.2.0.4, this query needs to return one or more rows.

 

Changes

 You recently upgraded this database from a previous release. This issue is not expected to affect newly created 11.2.0.4 databases.

Cause

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