RE: Why dbms_lock.sleep is not working for non-sys users?

From: Baumgartel, Paul <>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:40:08 -0400
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Or maybe don't grant to public, but just those users who need it.  

Paul Baumgartel
Information Technology
Prime Services Databases Americas
One Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Phone 212.538.1143  

[] On Behalf Of Goulet, Richard
Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 4:36 PM
To:; Subject: RE: Why dbms_lock.sleep is not working for non-sys users?

Connect to database as sys
grant execute on dbms_lock to public  

The standard install scripts don't do the grant.  

Dick Goulet  

[] On Behalf Of Xu, Roger
Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 4:27 PM
Subject: Why dbms_lock.sleep is not working for non-sys users?

SQL> exec dbms_lock.sleep(10);  

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.  

SQL> show user


SQL> connect tsuser

Enter password:


SQL> exec dbms_lock.sleep(10);

BEGIN dbms_lock.sleep(10); END;  


ERROR at line 1:

ORA-06550: line 1, column 7:

PLS-00201: identifier 'DBMS_LOCK' must be declared

ORA-06550: line 1, column 7:

PL/SQL: Statement ignored    

SQL>   Thanks  

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