When DV Is Enabled SYS User Is Not Able To Change Certain Parameters - ORA-01031 (Doc ID 758327.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Vault - Version: 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.4
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

 

In Database Vault enabled databases, SYS user is not able to change certain  parameters using and ALTER SYSTEM command. The commands are failing :

    SQL> alter system set max_dump_file_size=10000 scope=spfile;
    alter system set max_dump_file_size=10000 scope=spfile
    *
    ERROR at line 1:
    ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

Cause

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