Direct dataPump Import (IMPDP) Of Table With LONG Column Via NETWORK_LINK Gets Errors ORA-31693 ORA-6502. (Doc ID 313496.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 12, 2013

Applies to:

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 12-DEC-2011***

Symptoms

During direct DataPump import of table which has a LONG column from a 10.1.0.4 instance into a 10.1.0.4 instance via NETWORK_LINK parameter you get:

ORA-31693: Table data object "SCHEMA"."TABLE" failed to load/unload and is being skipped due to error:
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error


Other possible error are:

ORA-31693: Table data object "SCHEMA"."TABLE" failed to load/unload and is being skipped due to error:ORA-6502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: Bulk Bind: Truncated Bind

ORA-31693: Table data object "SCHEMA"."TABLE" failed to load/unload and is being skipped due to error:ORA-997: illegal use of LONG datatype

Cause

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