ORA-01045 user lacks CREATE SESSION When Create Session Privilege Is Granted To a Role (Doc ID 1970354.1)

Last updated on MAY 27, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

- ORA-01045: user <username> lacks CREATE SESSION privilege; logon denied

- The CREATE SESSION privilege is granted to a role the user has been granted

- The role is expected to be enabled upon login but apparently it is not.

- DBA_ROLES shows PASSWORD_REQUIRED = 'NO'

Changes

This typically happens after an upgrade to 11.2.0.4.

Cause

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