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Ora-27047 Ora-1565 Exp/Imp With Transportable Tables On Cross Platform (Doc ID 579524.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium


Attempting to migrate using the transportable tablespace method across platforms fails with errors:

  IMP-00003: ORACLE error 1565 encountered
  ORA-01565: error in identifying file '/home/oracle/<filename>.dbf'
  ORA-27047: unable to read the header block of file

In this case, the export is being performed on OpenVMS Alpha 7.3-2 with Oracle release
and importing to Linux, Oracle release

The failing tablespace was originally migrated from Oracle 8 to

A newly created tablespace in is successful using the transportable method.




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