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Full Export Fails With Error ORA-1406 When Exporting 11g Database (Doc ID 553993.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

Full database export using traditional exp utility version 9.2.0.8 fails with errors EXP-8 ORA-1406 during exporting roles from a database version 11.1.0.x.

Example exp command:


The problem affects all the exp utilities with release lower than 11g.

Changes

 

Cause

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