ORA-01924: "role not granted or does not exist" after upgrading

(Doc ID 2134508.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2016

Applies to:

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


After upgrading, forms and pl/sql can’t see some of the roles or don’t recognize that it has been granted to a user’s account.

ORA-01924: role ' not granted or does not exist

This can occur when trying to set role using either DBMS_SESSION.SET_ROLE or SET ROLE on the 601th+ role (granted).


Upgrade to or 12c.  Does not occur on


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