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How To Grant A Non-DBA User The Privilege To Grant QUOTA UNLIMITED On Specific Tablespaces To Other Users (Doc ID 2026956.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
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You need to grant a non-DBA user the privilege to grant QUOTA UNLIMITED on specific tablespaces to other users.

You don't want to grant the user the UNLIMITED TABLESPACE privilege as you don't want the user to be able to grant quota on tablespaces like SYSTEM, SYSAUX etc.

The "ALTER USER ... QUOTA UNLIMITED ON <tablespace_name>" command does not have a "WITH ADMIN OPTION" clause.

How can you grant the user the required privilege ?


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