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Import Fails With Error ORA-1861 During Alter Table Modify (Doc ID 361122.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Following error is received during import:

" ALTER TABLE "MYTABLE"  MODIFY  ("SOMECOLUMN" DEFAULT ( '2000-01-01 00:00' ) )"
IMP-00003: ORACLE error 1861 encountered
ORA-01861: literal does not match format string

Cause

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