User does not see rows for all PDBS for some views like DBA_PDBS in 12.1.0.2 when granted the SELECT_CATALOG_ROLE (Doc ID 2009189.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 In order to allow a common user access to the information in the data dictionary,
the SELECT_CATALOG_ROLE was used in versions 11g Release 2 and ealier for normal
users and also for common users in 12.1.0.1.
This was working in 12.1.0.1:

 

Cause

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