Can DataPump Export (EXPDP) Dump File Be Split In More Parts And Then Use Impdp On One Single File?

(Doc ID 778937.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Jul-2013***


You created multiple dump files using the DataPump DUMPILE and FILESIZE parameters. Now you want to be able to only import one single dump file created by DataPump export and receive the below errors.

In the following example, 2 dump files were created during export DataPump.

#> ls -l
total 1400
-rw-r----- 1 grdbms grdbms 512000 Jan 28 20:56 exp01.dmp
-rw-r----- 1 grdbms grdbms 192512 Jan 28 20:56 exp02.dmp

If you then try to import just one single dump file, then DataPump will fail with the following errors:

#> impdp system/password DIRECTORY=dpump_dir1 DUMPFILE=dpump_dir1:exp01.dmp REMAP_SCHEMA=scott:hr


Import: Release - 64bit Production on Wednesday, 28 January, 2009 21:42:55

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Connected to: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP and Data Mining options
ORA-39002: invalid operation
ORA-39059: dump file set is incomplete


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