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Conventional Export (EXP) fails with EXP-56 and ORA-1405 (Doc ID 1477254.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


Your attempts to export data via the conventional export utility (exp) fail with:

EXP-00056: ORACLE error 1405 encountered
ORA-01405: fetched column value is NULL
EXP-00000: Export terminated unsuccessfully


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