DataPump Exports Fail With ORA-39004 ORA-31646

(Doc ID 1109068.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.1 - Release: 10.1 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DataPump exports started with:

#> expdp system/password directory=tmp dumpfile=a_exp_%u.dmp full=y filesize=1200 logfile=a_exp.log

end with:

Export: Release 11.2.0.1.0 - Production on Tue May 25 13:27:38 2010

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Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.1.0 - Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
ORA-39004: invalid state
ORA-31646: no dump files found

Cause

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