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Cannot Drop Database Link Due To Insufficient Privileges ORA-1031 (Doc ID 973635.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Dropping a database link fails with ORA-1031. This is happening although the session is started as the owner of the database link :

The user is also granted the DBA role and as such has all the needed privileges to drop the database link.




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