DataPump Export (EXPDP) Received Error ORA-31641 (Doc ID 1330406.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)
***Checked for relevance on 12-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

On database version 11.2.0.2, when attempting to export the table with DataPump (expdp), the following errors occur:

ORA-39000: bad dump file specification
ORA-31641: unable to create dump file "/dev/shm/share_dir/fmdb/fmdb1.dmp"
ORA-27040: file create error, unable to create file
Linux-x86_64 Error: 22: Invalid argument

Cause

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