Is It Possible To Use DataPump Export (EXPDP) Directly With GZIP? (Doc ID 463336.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14-Apr-2016***

Goal

With the traditional export utility (EXP) you can run the export with gzip program like below:

#> mknod /u01/backup/exp/export_pipe p
#> nohup /usr/bin/gzip < /u01/backup/exp/export_pipe > /u01/backup/exp/dbaceh.dmp.gz 2 > /u01/backup/logs/gzip.log &
#> exp user/passwd file=/u01/backup/exp/export_pipe buffer=40000000 log=/u01/backup/logs/dbaceh.log full=y >> $ARQLOG 2>>$ARQLOG


When trying to do the export using EXPDP (DataPump export) in the same way, the dump file does not work with the gzip program.

Is it possible to use EXPDP with GZIP?

Solution

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