Impdp Logfile Reports Wrong Number of Row Imported For a Table If Using NETWORK_LINK (Doc ID 752476.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.4 to 11.1.0.8
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

DataPump Import reports the wrong number of row for a specific table if the parameter NETWORK_LINK is pecified.

The DataPump Import parameters look like:

directory=import_dir
logfile=<file name>
network_link=<database link to the destination database>
tables=<table name>
table_exists_action=replace



An example of import log file:

;;;
Import: Release 10.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production on Monday, 24 November, 2008 9:24:37
Copyright (c) 2003, 2007, Oracle. All rights reserved.
;;;
Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
Starting "SYSADM"."SYS_IMPORT_SCHEMA_06": sysadm/******** parfile=parfile_network.par
Estimate in progress using BLOCKS method...
Processing object type SCHEMA_EXPORT/TABLE/TABLE_DATA
Total estimation using BLOCKS method: 61.03 GB
Processing object type SCHEMA_EXPORT/TABLE/TABLE
. . imported "SYSADM"."PS_JOB" 1 rows
.

SQL> select count(*) from PS_JOB;

COUNT(*)
----------
49543

As it can be seen, one record is reported as imported while 49543 are actually processed.

Cause

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