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USERNAME Is Listed From V$PWFILE_USERS But Not From DBA_USERS (Doc ID 277740.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A username is listed in V$PWFILE_USERS, but not in DBA_USERS :

SQL> select * from v$pwfile_users;
USERNAME                       SYSDB SYSOP
------------------------------ ----- -----
SYS                            TRUE  TRUE
U5                             TRUE FALSE
SQL> select count(*) from dba_users where username = 'U5';


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