Traditional Exports Can Fail With EXP-8 ORA-1455 Errors (Doc ID 1295767.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

You may encounter the following error/warning while trying to perform traditional export:

Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining Scoring Engine and Real Application Testing options
Export done in WE8ISO8859P1 character set and AL16UTF16 NCHAR character set
Note: table data (rows) will not be exported

About to export specified users ...
. exporting pre-schema procedural objects and actions
. exporting foreign function library names for user MEDICAID
exporting database links
. exporting sequence numbers
. exporting cluster definitions
. about to export MEDICAID's tables via Conventional Path ...
. . exporting table AMT3251_TRANID
. . exporting table EMEDNY_CLAIM_ENCT
EXP-00008: ORACLE error 1455 encountered
ORA-01455: converting column overflows integer datatype
. . exporting table EMEDNY_CLAIM_ENCT2
. exporting refresh groups and children
. exporting dimensions
. exporting post-schema procedural objects and actions
. exporting statistics
Export terminated successfully with warnings

Cause

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