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ORA-01950: no privileges on tablespace tips

Oracle Error Tips

by Donald Burleson (S. Karam)


The Oracle docs note this on the ora-01950 error:

ORA-01950: no privileges on tablespace "string"
Cause: User does not have privileges to allocate an extent in the specified tablespace.

Action: Grant the user the appropriate system privileges or grant the user space resource on the tablespace.

On the ITtoolbox Forum, a confrontation concerning ORA-01950 has been posted.   A replier offers information, by asking the user to solve ORA-01950 by either:

  • ALTER USER <username> QUOTA 100M ON <tablespace name>

And to also make sure the user has been granted Connect, Resources roles incase the user was not given Create table privileges.


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