When DV Is Enabled SYS User Is Not Able To Change Certain Parameters - ORA-01031

(Doc ID 758327.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database Vault - Version to
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.



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


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