Grant read access to Oracle procs and functions

Experts,

We have a consultant working with us. He needs to be able to see all of the code for our Stored Procs and functions.

We would like to avoid granting Execute permissions.

Is there a way to grant a permission where he could be able to view all the code w/o having the power to Execute the proc?

There are hundreds of procs/functions he will need access to.

Thanks!
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sdstuberCommented:
grant select on dba_source

if he needs to be able to see the structures of tables, triggers, users, roles, etc

then  grant select any dictionary
or grant select_catalog_role
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MikeOM_DBACommented:
GRANT DEBUG ANY PROCEDURE to consultant;

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jvoconnellAuthor Commented:
Hello experts,

We have limited DBA-type authority here. We can do a limited amount of functions.
However, I cannot do any of your suggestions.

I will have to open a Help-Desk ticket to the DBA group. I try to avoid that for time saving purposes. But I will have to do so in this case.

Could you two kindly give me your thoughts on how to award point in this case? I've used posted answers from MikeOM_DBA in the past and ststuber has bailed me out more times that I can count.

I more that trust both of your input and I don't want to offend anyone
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sdstuberCommented:
award points to whichever one you use.

if you found both posts helpful even though you only implemented one, then split if you want.
I'd weight the split heavier on the one you actually used though, but that's not mandatory.
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Geert GOracle dbaCommented:
> the DBA group. I try to avoid that
why ?

explain your problem to them. they should be more than willing to help.
after all, you are both working to achieve the same goal, no ?
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jvoconnellAuthor Commented:
hello, I didn't mean to offend any DBA out there. I try to avoid asking them if it's something we can do ourselves. Sometimes we find we can, other times we can't based on the permissions they give us. They are extremely shorthanded, and thre becomes a backlog to getting things processed at the moment. My comment was not meant as an insult.
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Geert GOracle dbaCommented:
it wasn't offending, it was odd they arent working with you to solve this
they should be as it's their responsibility... well... in most cases
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jvoconnellAuthor Commented:
Just an update....
I'm still waiting on assistance from our DBA group. A request was put in with them on 10/1. Once I know what method they used to solve the issue I will award the points and close out the quesiton.
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jvoconnellAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your solutions. I split up the points. Both suggestions got me to where I wanted to be. I was able to use the "grant debug...." option on our Dev server. The DBA's ended up using the "grant select any dictionary"  on the Prod server when they responded to the help-desk ticket. I weighted the points that way base on what was used in the production environment.  Thanks once again!!
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