Errors IMP-19 IMP-3 ORA-12899 When Export/Import Between Two Different Character Set Databases (Doc ID 736977.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-MAY-2014***
***Checked for relevance on 7-Aug-2017***

Symptoms

When exporting schema from database with character set WE8ISO8859P1 and importing into database with character set AL32UTF8 the following errors were received:

IMP-00019: row rejected due to ORACLE error 12899
IMP-00003: ORACLE error 12899 encountered
ORA-12899: value too large for column "SCSHAD"."ACTIVITYM1"."DESCRIPTION"
(actual: 3002, maximum: 3000)

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms