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ORA-65048 ORA-01918 error with Create User or Alter User in CDB (Doc ID 2105890.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Oracle Multitenant


ORA-65048: error encountered when processing the current DDL statement in pluggable database PDB1
ORA-01918: user 'xxx' does not exist

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

connect to root CDB:



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