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Export Fails with Ora-00942 when OLD_CONNECT_BY_ENABLED set to true (Doc ID 436152.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to
This problem can occur on any platform.


When attempting to perform export in schema mode the export job completes successfully except for the views.

The failing views views are selectable with normal queries.

EXP-00056: ORACLE error 942 encountered
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
EXP-00000: Export terminated unsuccessfully

Running the following script  ORACLE_HOME\RDBMS\ADMIN\catexp.sql to recreate internal export view the following error appears in the catexp.log.

FROM sys.dependency$ d, sys.view$ v
ERROR at line 8:
ORA-01472: cannot use CONNECT BY on view with DISTINCT, GROUP BY, etc.


_OLD_CONNECT_BY_ENABLED set to  TRUE in the parameter file


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