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Why A Globally Authenticated Common User Cannot Create Another Common User in 12c Multitenant Database. Fails with ORA-01031 (Doc ID 2420479.1)

Last updated on JULY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A global common user, implicitly granted the DBA privilege via a global role, is not able to create another common user. This attempt returns the error: ORA-01031: insufficient privileges



 No change but just an attempt to create another common user from a globally authenticated common user session, instead of attempting it from a local sysdba session.


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