DBMS_SCHEDULER.ADD_JOB_EMAIL_NOTIFICATION FAILS WITH ORA-01031 INSUFFICIENT PRIVILEGES (Doc ID 1662941.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

Trying to create email notifications from a user into another user schema fails with ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

 Example:
- Create a job with user A
- Grant Create Any Job to user B
- Call add_job_email_notification with user B about the job that A created.

This will fail with ORA-01031: insufficient privileges.


However The email notification will work only if the first schema to create an email notification is the job owner's schema.

Cause

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