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Unable to Revoke Rights from Object Owner (Doc ID 170973.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You're trying prevent DML being done by the owner of an object. Commands like "REVOKE UPDATE FROM [user]" or "REVOKE DELETE FROM [user] fail with:
ORA-01927: cannot REVOKE privileges you did not grant

Cause

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