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How To Use DataPump Export Legacy Mode (Doc ID 1366550.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to - Release: 11.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.


If you use traditional export (exp) and import (imp), then you may have scripts you have been using for many years. To ease the transition to the newer DataPump export and import utilities, DataPump provides a legacy mode which allows you to continue to use your existing scripts.

DataPump enters legacy mode once it determines a parameter unique to traditional export or import is present, either on the command line or in a script. As DataPump processes the parameter, the analogous DataPump export or import parameter is displayed. Oracle strongly recommends that you view the new syntax and make script changes as time permits.


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