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Errors ORA-39000 ORA-31641 ORA-31641 When Creating A Dump File With DataPump Export (EXPDP) (Doc ID 1357960.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 02-Oct-2014***

Symptoms

A DataPump export started with command line:

#> expdp system/<PASSWORD> tables=user1.table_01 dumpfile=test.dmp

failed with the following errors:

Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.1.0.7.0 - Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
ORA-39001: invalid argument value
ORA-39000: bad dump file specification
ORA-31641: unable to create dump file "<DIR>\test.dmp"
ORA-27038: created file already exists
OSD-04010: <create> option specified, file already exists


A file called test.dmp already exists in directory "<DIR>".

Cause

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