Transportable Tablespace Import (TTS) Receives Error ORA-19721 (Doc ID 757795.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-Jan-2015***

Symptoms

On 10.1 and above: when attempting to transfer a datafile as a Transportable Tablespace (TTS), the following error occurs, even though the databases are at the same version:

ORA-19721: Cannot find datafile with absolute file number # in tablespace <datafile>

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Export the data file as a Transportable Tablespace, from a 10.1 (or above) database
2. Import the data file

Cause

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