DataPump Import Fails With Errors ORA-39097 ORA-39065 ORA-56935 / ORA-56938 (Doc ID 1307959.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 27-Feb-2015***

Symptoms

DataPump import fails with the following errors:

ORA-39097: Data Pump job encountered unexpected error -56935
ORA-39065: unexpected master process exception in DISPATCH
ORA-56935: existing datapump jobs are using a different version of time zone data file

 - or -

ORA-39346: data loss in character set conversion for object DATABASE_EXPORT/SCHEMA/TABLE/STATISTICS/TABLE_STATISTICS
ORA-39097: Data Pump job encountered unexpected error -56938
ORA-39065: unexpected master process exception in DISPATCH
ORA-56938: no secondary time zone data file being loaded by on-demand or a datapump job
ORA-39097: Data Pump job encountered unexpected error -56938
ORA-39065: unexpected master process exception in MAIN
ORA-56938: no secondary time zone data file being loaded by on-demand or a datapump job
ORA-56938: no secondary time zone data file being loaded by on-demand or a datapump job

Cause

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