DataPump Import (IMPDP) Errors ORA-39083 ORA-1775 looping chain of synonyms (Doc ID 1476677.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are seeing the following errors when importing into 11.2.0.3:

Import: Release 11.2.0.3.0 - Production on Wed Jul 18 13:47:11 2012
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Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.3.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, Oracle Label Security, OLAP and Data Mining options
Master table "SYS"."SYS_IMPORT_TABLE_01" successfully loaded/unloaded
Starting "SYS"."SYS_IMPORT_TABLE_01":  "/******** AS SYSDBA" directory=dp_dir1 d
umpfile=export.dmp tables=scott.emp
tion=replace logfile=impdp_safetyrpt.log
Processing object type DATABASE_EXPORT/SCHEMA/TABLE/TABLE
ORA-39083: Object type TABLE:"SCOTT"."EMP" failed to create with er
ror:
ORA-01775: looping chain of synonyms
Failing sql is:
CREATE TABLE "SCOTT"."EMP" etc...
Processing object type DATABASE_EXPORT/SCHEMA/TABLE/TABLE_DATA
Processing object type DATABASE_EXPORT/SCHEMA/TABLE/GRANT/OWNER_GRANT/OBJECT_GRANT

Cause

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