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Impdp reports ORA-39120 and ORA-02266 when using table_exists_action=truncate (Doc ID 1432267.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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  • Import reports ORA-39120 / ORA-02266 when using table_exists_action=truncate
Processing object type SCHEMA_EXPORT/TABLE/TABLE
ORA-39120: Table "U2"."PARENT1" can't be truncated, data will be skipped. Failing error is:
ORA-02266: unique/primary keys in table referenced by enabled foreign keys
ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object
  • The issue does not occur when using table_exists_action=replace.




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