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Snippet Name: Switch User

Description: Lets you switch from one database user to another (local database only).

Requires ALTER USER and SELECT ON DBA_USERS privileges

Syntax: @su

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Language: PL/SQL
Highlight Mode: PLSQL
Last Modified: February 27th, 2009

SET termout off head off
col nl newline
spool su.tmp
SELECT 'alter user &&1 identified by &&1;' nl,
       'connect &&1/&&1' nl,
       'alter user &&1 identified by values '''||u.password||''';' nl
FROM   sys.dba_users u
WHERE  u.username = UPPER('&&1')
  AND  u.username <> USER
spool off
REM DELETE the file. USE "rm" ON Unix, "del" FOR Win/Dos
! rm su.tmp
! del su.tmp
SET termout ON
SELECT 'Connected as '||USER||' on '||global_name||'.'
FROM   global_name;
SET termout ON head ON

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