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Datapump Error 'ORA-39088: file name cannot contain a path specification' following upgrade to (Doc ID 1604532.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
IBM z/OS on System z


EXPDP fails with error message ORA-39088 following upgrade to

expdp system/manager directory=DATA_PUMP_DIR dumpfile=test.dmp logfile=test.log      

Export: Release P4 - Production on Thursday, 31 October, 2013 1:59:13        

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Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release P5 - Production
With the Partitioning, Oracle Label Security and Data Mining options                    
ORA-39002: invalid operation                                                            
ORA-39070: Unable to open the log file.                                                
ORA-39088: file name cannot contain a path specification        


 An upgrade to has taken place.


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