Data Pump Import Failing With ORA-39002 ORA-31644 And ORA-31644 Errors On The Master Table (Doc ID 1413746.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Jan-2015***

Symptoms

You successfully performed a data pump export (expdp), and you have verified in the export log that there were no errors encountered during the export.

However, after copying/moving the export dump file to the target location, you attempt to perform a data pump import and you are seeing the following errors almost immediately when the import is invoked:

ORA-39002: invalid operation
ORA-31694: master table "BACKUP"."SYS_IMP_FULL_01" failed to load/unload
ORA-31644: unable to position to block number xxxxxx  in dump file     <-- (where xxxxxx is the block number)

Cause

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