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Exporting a schema which contains a dot in the name with EXPDP fails with ORA-39001, ORA-39170 (Doc ID 388763.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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This problem can occur on any platform.


While exporting a schema with the datapump export utility the following errors occur :

 $ expdp schemas=<NAME1>.<NAME2> directory=dp_dir dumpfile=<DUMP_NAME>.dmp

Export: Release - Production on Wed Aug 17 04:59:44 2016

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Username: / as sysdba

Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
ORA-39001: invalid argument value
ORA-39170: Schema expression '<NAME1>' does not correspond to any schemas.




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