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Connor McDonald

Thanks for the question, Hari.

Asked: May 12, 2021 - 6:48 pm UTC

Last updated: June 10, 2021 - 6:04 am UTC

Version: 19c autonomus database

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Hi, is it possible to change page authorization scheme ( or another page properties) in oracle apex on some custom build form . I need it for my application admin panel . I know which table is it , it is apex_200200.wwv_flow_list_items but on cloud its forbidden to edit WWV prefixed tables of apex_200200 user. I tried to find API - package to do it but cant find it.

On cloud user ADMIN don't have select privilege on that table so this query is not working:

select * from apex_200200.wwv_list_items
[Error] Execution (1: 27): ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

I tried to use this package but I'm getting no results :

Is there any way to do this through some other package in database.

and we said...

Well... I get this on my local APEX instance

SQL> select * from dba_objects
  2  where object_name = 'WWV_LIST_ITEMS';

no rows selected

SQL> select * from dba_objects
  2  where object_name like '%WWV_LIST_ITEM%';

no rows selected

so not entirely sure what you're after there, but maybe you want APEX_APPLICATION_LISTS and APEX_APPLICATION_LIST_ENTRIES

However, I do not know of an supported API that is going to let you modify an app dynamically like you're after.


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Hari, June 08, 2021 - 7:19 pm UTC

Hi thx for response, actually my select is :

select * from  APEX_200200.WWV_FLOW_LIST_ITEMS

and got error:
Error] Execution (1: 27): ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

(Not APEX_200200.WWV_LIST_ITEMS my mistake).

As ADMIN user of my cloud database I do not have any rights on APEX_200200 tables and cant change password for APEX_200200 user.

On my on premise 11g database I do not have these problems and I have select and edit privileges on those tables .
Doing this, my users (only admin of application), can change authorization scheme of the pages (application list items) in the application through custom form without accessing shared components or Page edit board. Also there are many APIS for user control so I thought there is one for list items control.

I checked APEX_APPLICATION_LIST_ENTRIES view you suggested and it is good for reports and preview of all list items and their properties but I need to change some of these values.

Connor McDonald
June 10, 2021 - 6:04 am UTC

I will ask the internal APEX team, but if it is not in the docs, then even if there *was* an API you would not be supported.

I can assure you that editing WWV_... tables directly in the APEX schemas is definitely not supported :-)

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