ORA-01031 when running dbms_dbfs_sfs.reorganizefs (Doc ID 1942884.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DBMS_DBFS_SFS.REORGANIZEFS fails with the following error:

BEGIN dbms_dbfs_sfs.reorganizeFS(srcStore => 'STORENAME', dstStore => 'TEMPSTORENAME'); END;

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DBFS_SFS", line 8841
ORA-06512: at line 1

Both the source store and destination store exist, and were created by the same user who is running dbms_dbfs_sfs .

Cause

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