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Export Of External Tables Defined Without Access Parameters Creates a Huge Dump File (Doc ID 390449.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

You created the following external table without access parameters based on alert.log file:


Then you started a full database export and observed that the dump file size increased extremely. You tried with ROWS=N and the dump file is huge, too.

Cause

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