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How To Remap Multiple Datafiles With IMPDP? (Doc ID 412189.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Goal

The goal of this document is to demonstrate how to use the REMAP_DATAFILE command line parameter to rename multiple files during an IMPDP operation.

The REMAP_DATAFILE parameter of IMPDP allows the change the name of a source filename contained in the dump file to a target filename suitable for the target environment in all SQL statements where the source filename is referenced: CREATE TABLESPACE, CREATE LIBRARY, and CREATE DIRECTORY.

This is e.g. very useful when you have a Datapump dumpfile from a Windows platform and you want to import it into a database running on an UNIX platform.

The example contained in this document will demonstrate how to remap datafiles during import when moving from a Windows platform to a Linux platform.

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