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    Cannot log in to sqlplus: user lacks CREATE SESSION privilege

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph

    Problem Symptoms:
    A certain user cannot log in to SQL plus. This is seen when trying to log in:

    >s+ xxx01

    SQL*Plus: Release 11.1.0.7.0 - Production on Thu Dec 4 15:07:04 2014

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    ERROR:
    ORA-01045: user XXX01 lacks CREATE SESSION privilege; logon denied

    Cause:
    The user may be missing the ALEPH_SCHEMA role.

    Resolution:
    To check if the user is missing the ALEPH_SCHEMA role:
    >sqlplus ALEPH_DBA/[ALEPH_DBA password]
    SQL>select * from DBA_ROLE_PRIVS where grantee='XXX01' and GRANTED_ROLE='ALEPH_SCHEMA';

    If there are no results, you can fix this with the following command:

    SQL>grant ALEPH_SCHEMA to XXX01;


    • Article last edited: 12/31/2014