ORA-01000: Maximum Open Cursors Exceeded During DataPump Import (IMPDP) In 12c (Doc ID 2283800.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Following error may occur when doing DataPump Import on 12c:

...
ORA-31693: Table data object "<schema>"."<table>":"<partition>"."<sub_partition>" failed to load/unload and is being skipped due to error:
ORA-01000: Maximum Open Cursors Exceeded
...

 OPEN_CURSOR is set to 300 and the DP import job worked fine on 10gR1 with this value set.

Changes

Upgrade from 10gR1 to 12c.

Cause

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