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Moving Tables Between Tablespaces Using Traditional Export/Import (EXP/IMP) (Doc ID 1012307.6)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 7.0.16.0 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 7.0 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This article discusses three ways you can move tables from one tablespace to another tablespace using traditional Export/Import utilities (exp/imp). Alternative methods exist to achieve this see:

A. On a Per Table Basis
B. On a Per User Basis
C. From user A to user B

A worked example can be seen later in the article for each of the scenarios.

Scope

It defines the steps required when moving tables from one tablespace to another. These steps require a SQL*Plus account with DBA privileges to set-up the appropriate user privileges

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