ORA-39166 ORA-31655 When Exporting a Table With '$' Character in The Table Name

(Doc ID 2397873.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

How can I export a table with $ character in the table name without getting errors ORA-39166 and ORA-31655?

For example:

expdp ...tables=SCOTT.TEST$1

ORA-39166: Object TEST$1 was not found.
ORA-31655: no data or metadata objects selected for job

or

expdp ... tables=CTXSYS.DR$CLASS:

ORA-39165: Schema CTXSYS was not found.
ORA-39166: Object DR$CLASS was not found.

Changes

 

Cause

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