IMP - IMP-00085 (multiple Input Files Specified For Unbounded Export File) And Import Aborts with IMP-00000 (Doc ID 1917260.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 7.3.4.0 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 7.3.4 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 7.3.4.0 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 7.3.4 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 7.3.4.0 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 7.3.4 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. You have exported a schema from your source database with the original export client:

$ exp system/manager file=exp_s.dmp log=exp_s.log owner=scott

2. Upon import into the target database with the original import client, the following errors occur:

$ imp system/manager file=exp_s.dmp fromuser scott touser scott data_only=Y

Import: Release 11.2.0.4.0 - Production on Wed Aug 13 19:22:30 2014
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Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options

Export file created by EXPORT:V11.02.00 via conventional path
import done in WE8MSWIN1252 character set and AL16UTF16 NCHAR character set
IMP-00085: multiple input files specified for unbounded export file
IMP-00000: Import terminated unsuccessfully

Cause

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