Re: are the ALL_* views usually viewable by all users?
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 11:53:33 -0700 (PDT)
On Jun 2, 12:41 pm, m..._at_pixar.com wrote:
> I'm currently querying the USER_* views to do introspection
> on a user's schema. But, in order to handle aliases, I need
> to use DBMS_UTILITY.NAME_RESOLVE and the ALL_* views.
> Will I enounter any unexpected issues where a random user
> won't be able to execute DBMS_UTILITY.NAME_RESOLVE
I haven't found any, so no.
> access the ALL_* views?
No, as the ALL_* views report all of the oibjects the currently connected user can access.
> If so, what's the role they should have to access these?
Even a freshly created user with only CREATE SESSION privilege can execute DBMS_UTILITY.NAME_RESOLVE so no special privileges need be granted:
SQL> create user blerp identified by blorp;
SQL> grant create session to blerp;
SQL> grant select on test to blerp;
SQL> connect blerp/blorp@###########
2 sch varchar2(40); 3 p1 varchar2(40); 4 p2 varchar2(40); 5 dblink varchar2(40); 6 p1t number; 7 objnum number; 8 begin 9 dbms_utility.name_resolve('BING.TEST',2,sch, p1,p2, dblink, p1t, objnum); 10 dbms_output.put_line(sch||' '||p1||' '||p2||' '||dblink||' '||p1t||' '||objnum);
BING TEST 2 68806 PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.
> Will that be a common case?
It should be common that you shouldn't have issues, in my opinion.
> Many TIA,
> Mark Harrison
> Pixar Animation Studios
David Fitzjarrell Received on Mon Jun 02 2008 - 13:53:33 CDT