DataPump Import Fails With Errors ORA-39083 ORA-1858 (Doc ID 470758.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.8 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-MAR-2012***

Symptoms

DataPump import fails with the following errors:

ORA-39083: Object type PASSWORD_HISTORY failed to create with error:
ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected
Failing sql is:
DECLARE SUBTYPE HIST_RECORD IS SYS.DBMS_PSWMG_IMPORT.ARRAYOFHISTORYRECORDS; HIS
T_REC HIST_RECORD; i number := 0; BEGIN i := i+1; HIST_REC(i).USERNAME := 'CASE
WISE'; HIST_REC(i).PASSWORD := '761C616C5A956D29'; HIST_REC(i).PASSWD_DATE := '0
6-JUL-07'; SYS.DBMS_PSWMG_IMPORT.IMPORT_HISTORY(HIST_REC,i); END

Cause

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