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Schema Level Import Fails With ORA-39083, ORA-1917 (Doc ID 2047750.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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A schema is being exported with DataPump export (expdp) to a different database. This schema contains a read only role, e.g. SCOTT_READONLY_ROLE, which is having SELECT privilege on SCOTT's tables. in the source database, which is not present in the target database.

During import, this is failing with below errors:

ORA-39083: Object type OBJECT_GRANT failed to create with error:
ORA-01917: user or role 'SCOTT_READONLY_ROLE' does not exist



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