How to grant SYSDBA access to users on Oracle Cloud v19c

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It seems that you can’t grant SYSDBA access to users on oracle cloud. I am using v19c, when trying to alter roles through the web "Database Actions" interface, the only roles I see are; CDB_DBA DBA LBAC_DBA PDB_DBA. How can I make a user SYSDBA?

How to solve :

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Method 1

In short, you can’t. You need to use PDBADMIN user or PDB_DBA role for such things:

Also there is a very useful document:
Known Issues for Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service
It gives some more internal info about cloud access and privileges.

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
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