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ORA-987 Or ORA-1435 During Importing Audit Statements (Doc ID 1161284.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database 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.


In source database create users included in double quotes, like "<123>" (or "<USER>") and run AUDIT statements for these users, like:

audit create session by "<123>";


audit create session by "<USER>";

Then start export/import (using original utiliies, exp/imp). The statements included in dump file do not include the names in double quotes:

audit create session by <123>;
audit create session by <USER>;

and this generate the errors during import:

ORA-00987: missing or invalid username(s) -- if user name is "<123?"
ORA-01435: user does not exist -- if user name is "<USER>"




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