Using APEXExport Tool On Pluggable Database Returns Command Usage and Does Not Work

(Doc ID 2051598.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 5.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


APEX 5.0.1
Pluggable Database
APEX is installed in the pluggable database (PDB), not on the container database.

Trying to export APEX applications using the "APEXExport" tool from a pluggable database (PDB) "dev" using the
following combinations of jdbc connection strings were tested without success.  

The same syntax works when attempting the APEX export on an 11g database.

The failure is specific to 12c with the pluggable database.


 Upgraded to 12c database (


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