Solved

Identify User Rights on Oracle package

Posted on 2011-09-28
4
264 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Create or replace package pkgx authid definer
is
    executionuserrights varchar2(100) : = xxxxxxx ; -- I need the definer user name to be captured

end pkgx;



Create or replace package pkgy authid current_user
is
    executionuserrights varchar2(100) : = User; -- This captures the user name of the invoker

end pkgx;



I need something like


If userrights = 'Definer' then
    ExecutionRights := owner of the package;

elsif userrights = 'Current_user' then
    ExecutionRights := User;
end if;

0
Comment
Question by:vishali_vishu
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
ID: 36717621
>>userrights = 'Definer'

I'm not understanding the question.  What do you want to capture if not who is executing the package?
0
 
LVL 73

Expert Comment

by:sdstuber
ID: 36717669
select distinct authid from user_procedures where object_name = 'YOUR_PACKAGE'

however,  you can't change it from within the package if that's what you're trying to do

you'll have to recompile it
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:vishali_vishu
ID: 36717675
I wanted the schema name to be captured to a variable while executing a package.

if package is set to definer rights

 variable = definer user name;

if package is set to current_user rights

variable= invoker user name;




0
 
LVL 73

Accepted Solution

by:
sdstuber earned 500 total points
ID: 36717726
ah, ok that's much easier

no if necessary, just use the USERENV context

variable := sys_context('userenv','CURRENT_USER');
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Parametric query in oracle 6 52
Insert and update a row at the same time 4 52
Error executing command from server 6 42
Deny Oracle DBAs from Connecting  "/ as sysdba" 5 52
Subquery in Oracle: Sub queries are one of advance queries in oracle. Types of advance queries: •      Sub Queries •      Hierarchical Queries •      Set Operators Sub queries are know as the query called from another query or another subquery. It can …
Cursors in Oracle: A cursor is used to process individual rows returned by database system for a query. In oracle every SQL statement executed by the oracle server has a private area. This area contains information about the SQL statement and the…
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.
Video by: Steve
Using examples as well as descriptions, step through each of the common simple join types, explaining differences in syntax, differences in expected outputs and showing how the queries run along with the actual outputs based upon a simple set of dem…

864 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now