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Dbms_file_transfer Corrupts Dbf File When Copying between endians (Doc ID 1262965.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2016

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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Using DBMS_FILE_TRANSFER.get_file on a linux host to transfer over a read only tablespace file from Solaris. The file has a totally different checksum to the original on Solaris. If 'scp' is used to transfer the file across, than RMAN-convert works but the CONVERT fails with the file transferred with DBMS_FILE_TRANSFER.


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