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

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 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 30-Jan-2015***


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




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