DataPump Export (EXPDP) Fails With Error ORA-959 Tablespace Does Not Exist

(Doc ID 1553667.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When performing a schema-level export with a non-privileged user, EXPDP fails before starting with the following errors:

Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
ORA-31626: job does not exist
ORA-31633: unable to create master table "USER.SYS_EXPORT_TABLESPACE_05"
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 95 ORA-06512: at "SYS.KUPV$FT", line 1020
ORA-00959: tablespace 'TABLESPACE' does not exist

Research into objects that may reside in TABLESPACE show no objects or segments in TABLESPACE.


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