Cannot Drop Database Link Due To Insufficient Privileges ORA-1031
Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 188.8.131.52 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
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 :
SQL> drop database link BT0106;
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
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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