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Flashback Table To Scn Fails With ORA ORA-01031 (Doc ID 1956473.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

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


On : version, Database Security

When attempting to flashback a table using a user A
the following error occurs.

ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1) connect system/oracle

create user extsape_dba identified by oracle;
grant connect,resource to extsape_dba;
create table extsape_dba.t (t number);
alter table extsape_dba.t enable row movement;
select current_scn from v$database;
insert into extsape_dba.t values (1);
create user a identified by a;
grant connect to a;
grant select, insert, update,delete, flashback on extsape_dba.t to a;

2)connect a/a

flashback table extsape_dba.t to scn 6077362;


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