With Data Redaction, expdp fails with "ORA-39816: Direct Path Unload of tables with encrypted column(<table_name>.<column_name>) is not allowed." (Doc ID 2036259.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

11.2.0.4.x:

The following error is reported when trying to perform a Data Pump export on a table which has a Data Redaction policy enabled:

The problem reproduces even when the user has EXEMPT REDACTION POLICY.
The problem does not reproduce when the Data Redaction policy is dropped entirely (not just disabled).

Cause

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