ORA-16000 connecting with proxy user to read-only database (Data Guard standby)

(Doc ID 1983967.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2016

Applies to:

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


Users cannot connect to a read-only (Active Data Guard) database with a proxy user.

This fails with:

ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-16000: database open for read-only access


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