Error ORA-1406 Received During Export After Upgrade to 10.2

(Doc ID 367831.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 27-FEB-2012***

Symptoms

Errors received during export after upgrading to 10G R2:

. exporting default and system auditing options
EXP-00008: ORACLE error 1406 encountered
ORA-01406: fetched column value was truncated
EXP-00000: Export terminated unsuccessfully

Auditing is enabled. The initialization parameter AUDIT_TRAIL is set to a value other than NONE or FALSE.

Changes

Oracle version upgraded from 9.2.0.x to 10.2.0.1

Cause

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