Datapump Export Fails With Ora-00932

(Doc ID 1300803.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Datapump export fails when using the QUERY parameter on table with a BFILE column. The error is :

ORA-00932: inconsistent datatypes: expected - got FILE

The query used in the datapump export will fail with the same error when is executed in sqlplus.


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