ORA-01031: insufficient privileges creating pluggable database from a seed

(Doc ID 2386084.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
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 = ('/refresh/home/app/oracle/oradata/orcl12201cdb/PDB1/','/tmp/');
create pluggable database pdb2 from pdb1
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

 

Changes

 n/a

Cause

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