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How to resolve the Data Pump error ORA-31623 UDE-31623 (a job is not attached to this session via the specified handle) ? (Doc ID 1907256.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document explains how to resolve the following errors during an Export DataPump (expdp) or Import DataPump job (impdp).

$ expdp system/<PASSWORD> DIRECTORY=<directory_name> DUMPFILE=<dmp_name>.dmp LOGFILE=<log_name>.log FULL=y

Export: Release 11.2.0.1.0 - Production on Thu Jun 19 13:14:32 2014
Copyright  1982, 2009, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.1.0 - Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options

UDE-31623: operation generated ORACLE error 31623
ORA-31623: a job is not attached to this session via the specified handle
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 3263
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 4488
ORA-06512: at line 1

-- or: --

UDI-31623: operation generated ORACLE error 31623
ORA-31623: a job is not attached to this session via the specified handle
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 79
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 1137
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 4583
ORA-06512: at line 1


-- or: --

UDI-00008: operation generated ORACLE error 31623
ORA-31623: a job is not attached to this session via the specified handle
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 79
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 1137
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_DATAPUMP", line 4583
ORA-06512: at line 1

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There are several possible reasons why a Data Pump cannot be started. Each root cause has its own solution.

Solution

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