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Errors ORA-39165 ORA-39168 When Attempting DataPump Export Of Two Tables (Doc ID 558486.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2019

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 Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Dec-2014***

Symptoms

On 11.1.0.6 when attempting to DataPump export using next command:

#> expdp system/<PASSWORD> directory=<DIR> dumpfile=<FILENAME>.dmp schemas=scott include=table:\"IN ('emp','dept')\" reuse_dumpfiles=yes

the following errors occur:

...
Total estimation using BLOCKS method: 0 KB
ORA-39165: Schema SCOTT was not found.
ORA-39168: Object path TABLE was not found.
ORA-31655: no data or metadata objects selected for job
Job "SYSTEM"."SYS_EXPORT_SCHEMA_01" completed with 3 error(s) at 15:51:45

Cause

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