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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2020

Applies to:

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


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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 "<SCHEMA_NAME>"."<TABLE_NAME>"."DESCRIPTION" (actual: 3002, maximum: 3000)

Changes

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Cause

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