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

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

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/abacus_ts.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 10.1.0.3
and importing to Linux, Oracle release 10.2.0.3.0.

The failing tablespace was originally migrated from Oracle 8 to 10.1.0.3.

A newly created tablespace in 10.1.0.3 is successful using the transportable method.

Cause

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