DataPump Export Tablespace With Data Causes ORA-31655 No Data Or Metadata Objects Selected For Job (Doc ID 751071.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-Dec-2014***

Symptoms

Attempting to use DataPump expdp to export a tablespace with data:

#> expdp system/passwd dumpfile=test.dmp logfile=test.log directory=dir tablespaces=test1

fails with error:

ORA-31655 no data or metadata objects selected for job

Cause

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