RE: who created the table?

From: Goulet, Richard <>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 11:55:49 -0500
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    If memory is serving correctly there is no way to find out who created the table. The data dictionary only has information on the current owner and the object's name. By passing out the "create any table" system privilege you've lost control of who actually did it unless you have auditing turned on. In my databases no one other than DBA's have any of the "any" privileges.  

Dick Goulet
Senior Oracle DBA
PAREXEL International
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[] On Behalf Of Joe Smith Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 11:35 AM To:
Subject: who created the table?

How do I determine which user actually created a table?  

I have a table named ???? under schema A. I have numerous schemas/users that have CREATE ANY TABLE system privilege. I have the OBJECT_ID of the table.  

How do I join USER$, TAB$, and so on to find the actual user that created the table?  


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