11g: ORA-55620: No privilege to use Flashback Archive, however the user granted FLASHBACK ARCHIVE object privilege. (Doc ID 470237.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.6 - Release: 11.1 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The flashback archive administrator (SYS, or the use who hold the FLASHBACK ARCHIVE ADMINISTER privilege) grant FLASHABCK ARCHIVE object privilege to the flashback archive user  (SCOTT)

SQL> grant flashback archive on fla1 to scott;

Grant succeeded.

The flashback archive user can enable flashback archive on the table (EMP), however got error ORA-55620: No privilege to use Flashback Archive when trying to disable flashback archive on the table.

As user SCOTT:
SQL> alter table emp flashback archive fla1;

Table altered.

SQL> alter table emp no flashback archive;

alter table emp no flashback archive
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-55620: No privilege to use Flashback Archive.  <<<

Cause

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