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Parameters FLASHBACK_SCN And FLASHBACK_TIME: Point In Time Export (Doc ID 204334.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.0.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document provides information about the advantages and known problems, when exporting data from an Oracle9i, Oracle10g or Oracle11g database by using the Flashback Query option (point-in-time).


The article is intended for users of Oracle9i, Oracle10g or Oracle11g databases who wish to use the EXPORT utility, to export 'point-in-time data' from an Oracle9i, Oracle10g or Oracle 11g database. This exported data will be consistent as of a specific SCN (FLASHBACK_SCN), or of a specific time (FLASHBACK_TIME). The article gives information about the difference between both parameters, the restrictions, the typical error messages, and the related bugs with possible workarounds.


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