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DataPump Import (IMPDP) Fails With Error ORA-31619 (Doc ID 549750.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 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
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database 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.

Symptoms

DataPump import is failing with the following errors:

#> impdp <User>/<Password> dumpfile=<File Name>.dmp

Import: Release 10.1.0.3.0 - 64bit Production on Wednesday, 16 January, 2008 11:37

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Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.1.0.3.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP and Data Mining options

ORA-39001: invalid argument value
ORA-39000: bad dump file specification
ORA-31619: invalid dump file "/<PATH>/<File Nema>.dmp"

The dump file <File Name>.dmp was created with the source database's version, which is newer than the target database's version.

Cause

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