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Errors IMP-17 ORA-1119 ORA-27038 When Cloning Database Using Export/Import (Doc ID 438658.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 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.


During cloning a database on the same server using traditional export/import, you get the below errors while doing import into a newly created database

IMP-00017: following statement failed with ORACLE error 1119:     
< create tablespace command >     
IMP-00003: ORACLE error 1119 encountered     
ORA-01119: error in creating database file '<datafile path>'    
ORA-27038: created file already exists 
Additional information: 1   

IMP-00003: ORACLE error 959 encountered     
ORA-00959: tablespace '<tablespace_name>' does not exist     
IMP-00017: following statement failed with ORACLE error 1917:     
IMP-00003: ORACLE error 1917 encountered     
ORA-01917: user or role '<user name>' does not exist     

IMP-00003: ORACLE error 1435 encountered     
ORA-01435: user does not exist     
IMP-00000: Import terminated unsuccessfully


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