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DataPump Expdp/Impdp Do Not Reset Echo Echoe Echok STTY Settings If Command Is Interrupted At Password Prompt (Doc ID 763758.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In a Linux/Unix environment, if you interrupt by pressing <Ctrl+C> the expdp or impdp command when prompted for a password, the process is killed and the OS prompt is returned. However, the following options of STTY are not turned back on:


Subsequent commands typed on OS prompt are not visible, until manually turning the echo options on with:

This problem occurs in 10.1, 10.2 and 11.1 database versions and does not occur with exp/imp utilities.


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