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How To Resolve DataPump Export Errors ORA-39071 ORA-1756 Using TABLES Parameter (Doc ID 1466612.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 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 Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This note helps you to resolve ORA-39071 ORA-1756 errors and complete DataPump export jobs.

1. The DataPump export can fail with the following errors:

ORA-39071: Value for TABLES is badly formed.
ORA-01756: quoted string not properly terminated

The parameter TABLES is correct.

The trace shows that there is a missing single quote in internal calls to DBMS_DATAPUMP.METADATA_FILTER.


2. DataPump export fails with same errors even with SYSTEM user




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