Hmm, an external table that resides on read-only media? Thanks! ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Allen, Brandon Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 11:49 AM To: Muru.Balakrishnan@xxxxxxxxxxxx; Oracle Discussion List Subject: RE: Making a table readonly? One option - put it in its own tablespace and make the tablespace read-only. -----Original Message----- From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Balakrishnan, Muru Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 11:43 AM To: Oracle Discussion List Subject: Making a table readonly? Hello Gurus, How to make a table read-only (even table owner should not be able to insert, update or delete) if at all possible? TIA Muru Privileged/Confidential Information may be contained in this message or attachments hereto. Please advise immediately if you or your employer do not consent to Internet email for messages of this kind. Opinions, conclusions and other information in this message that do not relate to the official business of this company shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by it.