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Unable To Import Certain Tables Using Conventional Import (IMP) Error ORA-922 Missing Or Invalid Option (Doc ID 1206324.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud 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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-FEB-2013***

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Symptoms

The Import utility fails to import certain tables with an ORA-922 error:

...
IMP-00017: following statement failed with ORACLE error 922:
"CREATE TABLE "<OBJECT_NAME>" ("<COLUMN1>" NUMBER(12, 0),
..."SHAPE" "MDSYS"."SDO_GEOMETRY") PC"
...TABLESPACE "<TABLESPACE_NAME>" NOCOMPRESS NOT SUBSTITUTABLE AT ALL LEVELS PARTITION BY RANGE
....
IMP-00003: ORACLE error 922 encountered
ORA-00922: missing or invalid option

Pre-creating table did not get around the errors either.

Cause

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