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DataPump Import (IMPDP) Fails For Table With Column Datatype LONG With Error ORA-31696 (Doc ID 305819.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

DataPump import fails with error ORA-31696 while loading data into pre-existing table, if there is a LONG column in that table.
This is demonstrated by the following example:

Changes

 

Cause

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