Import DataPump: Transport Tablespace Fails with ORA-39123 and 29344 (Failed to match owner SYS) (Doc ID 294992.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.1.0.5 [Release 10.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.1.0.5 [Release 10.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-May-2013***

Symptoms

Oracle10g Import DataPump fails to transport a tablespace back into a database. The output in the logfile shows:

Changes

1. You recently upgraded the database to Oracle10g, Release 1, 10.1.0.x.0 and are using Export DataPump and Import DataPump.
2. You recently created an object owned by SYS in the tablespace that is transported, and dropped that object. Instead of SYS, the dropped object could also have been owned by ORDSYS, MDSYS, CTXSYS, ORDPLUGINS, LBACSYS, XDB, SI_INFORMTN_SCHEMA, DIP, DMSYS, or DBSNMP (these are non-exportable users).

Cause

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