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12c DataPump Import Fails With ORA-02374 ORA-01722 ORA-02372 Errors (Doc ID 2046832.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Following errors are encountered while importing into database:

ORA-02374: conversion error loading table "<SCHEMA_NAME>"."<TABLE_NAME>"
ORA-01722: invalid number
ORA-02372: data for row: <COLUMN_NAME> : '-~'

The export was taken from a source database.

The import goes fine when imported into database again.

<COLUMN_NAME> is a column with a FLOAT data type but surprisingly it contains data some thing like '-~' in it.





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