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Datapump Import Fails With ORA-2153: "invalid VALUES password string" For Some Users (Doc ID 2096579.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

Datapump import fails with ORA-2153 like below:

ORA-39083: Object type USER:"TESTUSER" failed to create with error:
ORA-02153: invalid VALUES password string
Failing sql is:
CREATE USER "TESTUSER" IDENTIFIED BY VALUES 'ABCDE12345FGHJZ!!!!' DEFAULT TABLESPACE "USERS" TEMPORARY TABLESPACE "TEMP"

 

Changes

Datapump import in 12c of previous release dump file.

Cause

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