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ORA-01031: insufficient privileges creating pluggable database from a seed (Doc ID 2386084.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
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.

Symptoms

Create a pluggable database fails with the following errors:

SQL> show user
USER is "SYSTEM"

SQL> create pluggable database pdb2 from pdb1 FILE_NAME_CONVERT = ('<DIR>/<PDB1>/','/tmp/');
create pluggable database <pdb2> from <pdb1>
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

 

Changes

 n/a

Cause

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