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Revoking Privileges From PUBLIC (Doc ID 247093.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2024

Applies to:

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


 To describe ramifications of revoking privileges from PUBLIC.

*** WARNING ***

If you revoke any privilege from PUBLIC it becomes your own responsibility to ascertain that all applications keep working, this can often be accomplished by replacing the privileges formerly granted to PUBLIC to individual users or roles. Oracle support can only assist you in accomplishing this task, however Oracle support cannot help you answer the general question of what will happen if you revoke default privileges as this depends greatly on the implementation details of any  application running on a specific database.

The intended audience of this article is the database DBA who is planning to revoke privileges from PUBLIC.


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