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How To Import From Multiple Directories Using IMPDP With The Substitution Variable (%U) And Avoid The Error ORA-31640? (Doc ID 1491656.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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Goal

DataPump import (IMPDP) from multiple directories using the substitution variable (%U) fails with:

ORA-39001: invalid argument value
ORA-39000: bad dump file specification
ORA-31640: unable to open dump file "<PATH>/<DUMP_NAME>_01.dmp" for read
ORA-27037: unable to obtain file status

How to import from multiple directories using the substitution variable (%U) ?

Solution

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