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Trigger will not fire event

Trigger will not fire event

Trigger will not fire event

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I created a procedure that executes an ALTER USER statement and it works when I run it stand alone. But then I created a trigger that is supposed to fire off this procedure when a before update event on a column of an oracle table takes place. This table is application specific, so I am testing this through the application process. I know the column updated, but the procedure didd not execute. I've got the system privs set to execute any procedure. Created a public synonym for that procedure.
Is there a way to trace this event so I debug this problem further. Thank u for yur time. Leida.

RE: Trigger will not fire event

Maybe the Trigger doesn't have access to the ALTER ANY USER permission  (or whatever it's called).

RE: Trigger will not fire event

I didn't think you could do this kind of thing in a trigger - or in any pl/sql block. Aren't you restricted to DML statements unless you explicitly prepare and execute DDL or Alter User (can't remember the TLA  for that) stuff?

Mike
michael.j.lacey@ntlworld.com
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

RE: Trigger will not fire event

You go through dynamical plsql block using dbms_sql,dbms_open etc stuff. Because plsql tends to be early binding we cannot issue dml commands

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