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DataPump Export (expdp) Fails With Error UDE-18 (Doc ID 344635.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You started DataPump export utility (expdp) and this returns the error UDE:18:

#> expdp
Export: Release 10.2.0.1.0 - Production on Tuesday, 18 October, 2005 10:05:48
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Username: <USERNAME>@<DB NAME>
Password:
Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.1.0.2.0 - Production
With the Partitioning, Oracle Label Security, OLAP and Data Mining options
UDE-00018: Export utility version can not be more recent than the Data Pump server.

Cause

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