Exporting a schema which contains a dot in the name with EXPDP fails with ORA-39001, ORA-39170
Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
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While exporting a schema with the datapump export utility the following errors occur :
$ expdp schemas=L.LASTRUCCI directory=dp_dir dumpfile=ll.dmp
Export: Release 184.108.40.206.0 - Production on Wed Aug 17 04:59:44 2016
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Username: / as sysdba
Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 220.127.116.11.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
ORA-39001: invalid argument value
ORA-39170: Schema expression 'L' does not correspond to any schemas.
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