My Oracle Support Banner

Invalid Syntax Error When Exporting Table Partitions Using DataPump (Doc ID 1060105.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to - Release: 10.1 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to export specific partitions using DataPump export an invalid syntax error is reported:

#> expdp scott/tiger dumpfile=part.dmp directory=DPDUMP tables=(emp_range:emp_p1,emp_range:emp_p2)

ksh: syntax error: `(' unexpected


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.