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IMPDP Raises ORA-01401 Due To NLS Mismatch Between Source and Target Databases (Doc ID 2526313.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2020

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On a 12cR1 import the following errors are raised:

ORA-39083: Object type TABLE:"<OWNER>"."<TABLE>" failed to create with error:
ORA-01401: inserted value too large for column

- The commands used for export and import are:

- The column which is causing the import to fail is defined with varchar2 datatype and has the default value 'SYSDATE'

e.g. VARCHAR2(8 BYTE) DEFAULT SYSDATE NOT NULL ENABLE

The default sysdate is dependent of the value set for the nls_date_format parameter.

Cause

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