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Essbase MarketPlace - Backup Script Is Throwing An Error After Resetting The Database Admin Password (Doc ID 2863007.1)

Last updated on MAY 20, 2022

Applies to:

Essbase for OCI Marketplace - Version Marketplace and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After Essbase 21.3 redeployment, not able to execute the backup script and it throws an error -

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/u01/vmtools/backup/", line 322, in
  File "/u01/vmtools/backup/", line 164, in runMain
  cursor.execute("BEGIN DBMS_DATAPUMP.ADD_FILE(:1, :2, :3, '1G', DBMS_DATAPUMP.KU$_FILE_TYPE_DUMP_FILE); END;", [ job)
cx_Oracle.DatabaseError: ORA-39001: invalid argument value
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 79
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 4951
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 5202
ORA-06512: at line 1


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